Building Continues on a Wind Farm in Ukraine
In spite of the challenges Ukraine has faced defending itself from Russian, a Ukrainian energy company has finished the construction of the first 114 megawatts (MW) of a 500 MW wind farm. For details on this story, click HERE.
EPA Proposes Restricting “Forever Chemicals” in Drinking Water
The US Environmental Protection Agency announced a proposal to limit hazardous chemical, polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), aka “forever chemicals” in drinking water. These chemicals are used in non-stick surfaces and being resistant to oil and water are hard to break down. This is something my region of coastal North Carolina has been fighting for years. Here’s more from AXIOS.
People Live Longer in Countries with Gender Equality
A study of 156 countries showed a correlation between gender equality and longevity for both women and men. The biggest connection showed up in the area of education. While this may not be a surprise, it’s good to have the published research. NPR has details HERE.
Oregon Jogger Rescues a Woman from Burning Hotel
A 74 year old jogger, Greg Spike, rescued a grandmother from a burning hotel in Oregon. Here’s the story from USA Today.
Man in China Climbs to Rescue Child from Ledge
In Changzhou, China, an unidentified middle-aged man was seen climbing up a pipe to reach a child who had fallen to the second-floor ledge of a building. Here’s the video:
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March 21, 2023 at 9:49 am
Wow, lots of heroes in these articles. Great!
March 21, 2023 at 9:35 pm
I’m glad you like the heroes, too. 🙂 Seemingly ordinary people, but not so ordinary. Thanks, Dave.
March 23, 2023 at 2:41 pm
That’s what always happens. People doing for others regardless of who they are. They don’t think; they just act.
March 21, 2023 at 9:56 am
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March 21, 2023 at 5:05 pm
Good for you, bro. I love Good News Tuesdays! 😊👍
March 22, 2023 at 9:01 pm
Thank you, Ana!
March 21, 2023 at 9:40 pm
Thanks so much for sharing the good news! 🙂
March 21, 2023 at 10:46 am
Hi JoAnna, these are all great stories. The one about the Ukrainian windfarm is quite incredible, given the challenges this country has been facing.
March 21, 2023 at 9:41 pm
You are very welcome! I’m glad you appreciated the stories. I’m hoping and praying the wind farm in Ukraine stays intact and operational.
March 22, 2023 at 10:18 am
March 21, 2023 at 1:30 pm
As usual, you have chosen many great stories and heroes for Good News Tuesday. The “Forever Chemicals” and Gender Equality are perhaps my top two today.
March 21, 2023 at 9:51 pm
Thanks, Rose. I’m very glad you liked the good news stories. People in my city and region have been fighting the PFAS chemicals for years, so this is an affirmation along with the research connecting gender equality and long life. We are making progress in some ways at least.
March 21, 2023 at 1:30 pm
Especially loved the story of the child rescue 🙂
March 22, 2023 at 8:59 pm
I’m glad to know you enjoyed this, Rosaliene. The rescuer’s determination and speed were impressive.
March 22, 2023 at 9:18 pm
Thanks for sharing this idea of the child rescue. Anita
March 22, 2023 at 9:51 pm
You are welcome, Anita. Thanks for appreciating the good news!