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  • Industry Group Sues State, Says It Skipped Impact Study On Gas Expansion

    Industry Group Sues State, Says It Skipped Impact Study On Gas Expansion
    Heating oil dealers are suing the state's environmental agency for allegedly skipping a major impact review when it fast-tracked the Malloy administration's plan to expand the availability of natural gas in Connecticut. The lawsuit, filed Friday in...
  • Under fire, PUC chief Michael Peevey to leave

    Under fire, PUC chief Michael Peevey to leave
    SACRAMENTO — For more than a decade, Michael Peevey has held one of California's most powerful jobs, regulating electricity rates, company profits and energy supplies at most of the state's biggest utilities. On Thursday, amid calls for his removal,...
  • UCSB professor who helped create blue LEDs shares Nobel Prize

    A California scientist and two in Japan won the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for a breakthrough invention that reduces global warming and brings light to areas of the world that are off the electrical grid. Shuji Nakamura of UC Santa Barbara shares...
  • Average fuel economy of new cars rises to record 24.1 mpg, EPA says

    Average fuel economy of new cars rises to record 24.1 mpg, EPA says
    New vehicles reached a record-high fuel economy in 2013, the Environmental Protection Agency reported. In its annual report on fuel economy and carbon-dioxide emissions, the federal agency said Wednesday that 2013 model year vehicles achieved an average...
  • Average fuel economy drops with lower gas prices, SUV popularity

    Average fuel economy drops with lower gas prices, SUV popularity
    While the automotive industry experiences robust sales growth, the measure for overall fuel economy went the other direction in the most significant decrease in three years. The average fuel economy of light duty vehicles sold in September dropped to...
  • Malloy Scores Points With Environmentalists While Foley Focuses On Other Issues

    HARTFORD — Since the start of this year, Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy has been scoring big points with Connecticut environmentalists. He's come down on the side of protecting glass eels, agreed to ban waste from natural gas fracking, backed clean...
  • Conservation issues take center stage

    Conservation issues take center stage
    A potential California mega-drought, global warming and what La Caņadans can do today to reduce their carbon footprint were up for discussion in a Tuesday evening speaking engagement sponsored by the Community Foundation of the Verdugos. An audience of...
  • Global warming advocates rely on emotion

    I read with interest Kathy Fox's Sept. 24 letter to the editor describing her participation in the recent march in New York City protesting catastrophic, man-made (anthropogenic) global warming. She advocates that "citizens must become emotionally...
  • Cutting carbon: Cap and trade — the sequel?

    Cutting carbon: Cap and trade — the sequel?
    When it comes to cutting carbon, what's old, it seems, is new again. Exelon Corp. executives are using terms like "cap and trade" and "carbon tax" in describing how they think Illinois should lower its carbon footprint in anticipation of the...
  • O'Malley honored, razzed for environmental stances

    O'Malley honored, razzed for environmental stances
    Gov. Martin O'Malley drew praise and protesters in Baltimore Tuesday night for his handling of environmental issues. The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science gave the two-term Democrat an award for his leadership in the long-running...
  • Robert McCartney: Nation's embrace of fracking ignores environmental risks

    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's attitude toward natural-gas fracking seems to depend on whether it occurs somewhere that would be politically inconvenient for him. McAuliffe, a Democrat, said recently he's determined to prevent the controversial...