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  • Proposal would allow neighbors to share cost, credit for solar projects

    Proposal would allow neighbors to share cost, credit for solar projects
    In hopes of bringing solar energy to the masses, the Citizens Utility Board and Environmental Defense Fund on Tuesday announced a proposal to allow Illinois neighborhoods to invest in solar projects together and share in the compensation credits that result from the energy savings.
  • Man-made climate change may need man-made remedies, science panel says

    Man-made climate change may need man-made remedies, science panel says
    Alarmed by the rapid pace of climate change, a key federal science panel is urging a major research effort into high-tech schemes that could cool the planet if prevention fails, potentially including giant machines to suck greenhouse gases from the air,...

    North Carolina community fights Duke Energy plan to dump toxic coal ash

    North Carolina community fights Duke Energy plan to dump toxic coal ash
    After a massive coal ash spill coated the Dan River in North Carolina with 70 miles of toxic gunk a year ago, state lawmakers required coal ash stored at four Duke Energy plants in North Carolina to be moved to safer locations. Now tons of coal ash...

    U.S.-Cuba vow to protect environment near Florida coast

    U.S.-Cuba vow to protect environment near Florida coast
    Fearing an oil spill in Cuban waters, U.S. officials have forged a bond with the Castro regime to preserve the threatened marine ecosystem that connects the island nation to the Florida coast. The U.S.-Cuba agreement to move toward normal relations...

    Gov. Wolf signs order barring drilling of new oil, gas wells in state forests, parks

    Gov. Wolf signs order barring drilling of new oil, gas wells in state forests, parks
    HARRISBURG — Fulfilling a campaign pledge, Gov. Tom Wolf on Thursday signed an order Thursday banning new drilling leases on public land, ending a short-lived effort by his Republican predecessor to expand the extraction of natural gas from rock...