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Renewable Energy

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  • Recyling Newspapers into fuel

    As if you needed another reason to go out and buy a paper (OK, cheap marketing plug there), here's  this tidbit from The Detroit News, via Cars.com: If researchers at Tulane University have their way, old news could be a new fuel. The researchers have...
  • Recycling Newspapers into fuel

    As if you needed another reason to buy newspapers (sorry, cheap marketing plug there), there's now research that suggests they can be used for biofuels.   From Cars.com, via The Detroit News:   If researchers at Tulane University have their way,...
  • Volt owners could one day tap more renewable charging

    Volt owners could one day tap more renewable charging
    OnStar and PJM Interconnection, an electric transmission company, are teaming up to help make clean, renewable electrical charging easier for Chevrolet Volt owners. Together, the firms have developed software that manages the use of renewable energy...
  • State officials mark construction start for wind farm

    State officials are marking the beginning of local construction for what is expected to be the nation's first offshore wind farm. Construction off Block Island is expected to begin this summer, and the five-turbine wind farm is expected to be operating...
  • Editorials from around Oregon

    Albany Democrat-Herald, April 27, on citizens videotaping police We've spent a lot of time in this legislative session tracking a bill regarding the use of body cameras worn by police offices and whether the recordings from those should be public. We...
  • Indiana could see jump in wind power after new federal rules

    Indiana is among the top states that could boost wind power production as a result of upcoming rule changes by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The Indianapolis Star (http://indy.st/1IfiRxC ) reports the new rules would trim carbon emissions...
  • Rolling pipeline raises concerns for Aurora, Naperville, Elgin leaders

    Rolling pipeline raises concerns for Aurora, Naperville, Elgin leaders
    As Aurora Mayor Tom Weisner watches mile-long trains of black tank cars full of crude oil from North Dakota roll through the heart of Illinois' second-biggest city, he wonders what would happen if they would derail, start to burn and even explode. One...
  • April 26 Letters: Dominion windpower

    Worth the money Dominion Virginia Power's objection to the pilot wind power project off Virginia Beach coastline is not logical for Dominion Virginia shareholders, for Virginia politicians or for citizens of this commonwealth. The objection is based on a...
  • Feds looked hard, found nothing on Virginia lawmaker Norment

     Feds looked hard, found nothing on Virginia lawmaker Norment
    When state Sen. Thomas K. "Tommy" Norment Jr. went to the FBI to say he was being blackmailed, agents made no promise they wouldn't go after him if they found anything amiss. They didn't find anything — as the U.S. Attorney's office told Norment's...
  • Solar heats up

    Forty-five years after the first Earth Day launched the modern environmental movement, economics are proving to be the catalyst bringing more people online with clean energy. Kathy Luther, director of environmental management at the Northwestern...
  • Innovative Method soap factory shows historic Pullman has a future

    Innovative Method soap factory shows historic Pullman has a future
    When President Barack Obama declared historic Pullman a national monument in February, the focus was on the past: the company town of railroad carmaker George Pullman, the violent labor strike of 1894 and the Pullman porters who set the stage for the...