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  • EPA director says draft greenhouse rules will give states new tools

    EPA director says draft greenhouse rules will give states new tools
    WASHINGTON -- New draft rules limiting greenhouse gases from existing power plants will give states the tools to curtail emissions that drive climate change without shuttering lots of facilities and threatening electric reliability, said Gina McCarthy,...
  • Ikea investing in Illinois wind farm

    Ikea investing in Illinois wind farm
    Home goods giant Ikea is building a wind farm in downstate Illinois large enough to ensure that its stores will never have to buy a single kilowatt of power again. “It’s about taking care of the environment and living within our means,&...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Gaylord Hospital Recognized By People's Action For Clean Energy

    Gaylord Hospital, in Wallingford, will be recognized on April 29 by People's Action for Clean Energy (PACE) with the 2014 Environmental Energy Leadership Award as the first Connecticut hospital operating with a solar thermal heating system. "We would...
  • UK warns it may not buy electricity from an independent Scotland

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain may not buy electricity from an independent Scottish state if imports from alternative markets are cheaper, the UK government has warned, putting further pressure on Scotland five months before its independence vote. A Scotland...
  • Norway's $860 billion oil fund needs study before buying new types of assets: minister

    OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's $860 billion oil fund, the world's biggest sovereign wealth fund, is not ready to invest in new types of assets and needs a year to study whether to buy infrastructure or unlisted assets, Finance Minister Siv Jensen said on...
  • Saving the Mojave from the solar threat

    Saving the Mojave from the solar threat
    After nearly 38 years working for the National Park Service, I hung up my "flat hat" this month and retired as superintendent of Joshua Tree National Park. That means I can now speak out against pending proposals with the potential to harm our country's...
  • Report shows how utilities get their way: Money talks

    Report shows how utilities get their way: Money talks
    The outsized political influence that belongs to Florida's four largest utility companies already was Tallahassee's worst-kept secret. Now it has been laid bare, in excruciating detail, in a report released this week by watchdog group Integrity Florida....
  • Being green has never been easier

    Who says it’s not easy being green? When it comes to installing and operating a swimming pool, there are plenty of options that will allow consumers to have the pool of their dreams while protecting and preserving the environment. It is more...
  • Local Voices West: March 27 edition

    Local Voices West: March 27 edition
    Letters to the editor from Glen Ellyn, Elmhurst, Western Springs, Burr Ridge, Batavia, River Grove and West Chicago. Obamacare for some In most sports, when there's a rules violation, the official overseeing the contest will issue a penalty to the...
  • Bill thwarting wind energy project could hurt state [Commentary]

    Bill thwarting wind energy project could hurt state [Commentary]
    If you work in Maryland, you have good reason to be concerned about climate change and to be in favor of more clean energy like land-based wind power. Unfortunately, a bill moving in Annapolis right now would severely handicap Maryland's ability to pursue...
  • Hoyer, O'Malley administration spar over Eastern Shore wind project

    Hoyer, O'Malley administration spar over Eastern Shore wind project
    In a duel of sorts between two of Maryland's top Democrats, U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer went to Annapolis Tuesday to press for legislation opposed by Gov. Martin O'Malley that Southern Maryland officials insist is needed to protect their region's prized naval...