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  • State Officials Concerned Over Toxic Waste From Fracking

    State Officials Concerned Over Toxic Waste From Fracking
    Connecticut is betting big that natural gas will give us a cheaper and cleaner energy future than fuels like oil and coal. The problem with that wager could turn on how we're going to handle fracking and the hundreds of millions of gallons of toxic...
  • Shell clears major hurdle for Arctic drilling

     Shell clears major hurdle for Arctic drilling
    Royal Dutch Shell's Arctic drilling program has cleared a major bureaucratic hurdle to begin drilling for oil and gas off Alaska's northwestern coast this summer. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management on Monday approved the multi-year exploration plan...
  • Florida DEP to feds: Don't approve seismic tests without more research

    Florida DEP to feds: Don't approve seismic tests without more research
    Florida's environmental agency is asking the federal government not to allow seismic testing off the state's Atlantic coast until more research is done on the tests' effects on sea life. "Florida is concerned about the effects . on its marine and coastal...
  • Glastonbury School Energy Saving Measures Paying Off

    GLASTONBURY — For the past four years, the school system has been installing energy efficiency measures, such as solar panels and lighting, and it's paying off. Assistant Superintendent Matthew H. Dunbar gave a report Monday to the board of...
  • State-run program to invest $500,000 in energy management firm

    State-run program to invest $500,000 in energy management firm
    A state-run venture capital program has invested $500,000 in Blue Pillar, an energy management system firm that is moving its headquarters from Indianapolis to Frederick as part of the deal. The Maryland Venture Fund, a venture capital program under...
  • Northeast Solar Groups Unite For Policy Push

    The solar industry in the Northeast has found its voice. Solar business representatives from nine states have formed a coalition with two universities to push for uniform clean energy policies. "There's too many instances of reinventing the wheel at the...
  • Canton To Pursue Energy Audit Of Town Buildings

    Canton To Pursue Energy Audit Of Town Buildings
    CANTON — The town plans an energy audit of its buildings to gauge how efficient they are and where improvements can be made that would save money on utility bills. That idea was proposed by the town's energy committee and a contract with a...
  • Sports TV and radio: Friday's 2/20 log (updated Thursday AM)

    8 a.m.    Tennis: Coverage of tournaments in Rio de Janeiro, Dubai, Delray Beach and Marseille.--Tennis Ch. 9 a.m.    Golf: Indian Open second round (d. in New Delhi).--Golf 9 a.m.    Football: NFL combine (offensive linemen and tight ends).--NFL Net....
  • Energy efficiency lags in Sunshine State

    The business of conserving electricity is surging seemingly everywhere — except in Florida, said many attending the Association of Energy Service Professionals conference in Orlando on Tuesday. Yet none of the exhibitors or organizers at the...
  • Kids of Character: Dylan Navarro

    Kids of Character: Dylan Navarro
    Dylan Navarro Age: 13 School: Driftwood Middle School Academy of Health and Wellness in Hollywood Grade: Eighth Hometown: Hollywood Trait: Citizenship As leader for both his school's energy reduction and recycling teams, Dylan is doing his...
  • Howard County warming up to geothermal heating and cooling

    Since they came out of the forest, our ancestors must have looked up to the skies for warm sunlight and cooling breezes. A few, looking down at natural steam vents and hot springs, found themselves able to take advantage of the earth itself for geothermal...