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  • Shift to clean energy helps Florida's low-income citizens: New Voices

    Shift to clean energy helps Florida's low-income citizens: New Voices
    If business as usual continues, climate change will destroy the lives of millions of Floridians as sea levels rise and put coastal cities like Miami under water. And while some of our leaders prefer to stick their heads in the sand, a growing number of...
  • Emanuel waiting for Springfield smoke to clear on budget

     Emanuel waiting for Springfield smoke to clear on budget
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday said the new City Council and his administration would hold off on considering how to raise money to plug massive budget and pension holes. Before having those tough talks on which taxes and fees the city should raise,...
  • Ald. Burke's lobbying bonanza ethanol bill is spared under council 'kill ordinance'

    Ald. Burke's lobbying bonanza ethanol bill is spared under council 'kill ordinance'
    A powerful alderman's controversial push to require most Chicago gas stations to offer fuel with higher levels of ethanol is still alive after the newly seated City Council on Wednesday exempted the measure from a routine housecleaning that wiped out most...
  • Read President Obama's Remarks At The Coast Guard Academy Commencement

    Read President Obama's Remarks At The Coast Guard Academy Commencement
    THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you! Thank you very much.  Everybody, please have a seat.  Class of 2015 -- ahoy! AUDIENCE:  Ahoy!  THE PRESIDENT:  There are now fewer days to go until the Class of 2015 graduates than -- never mind.  There are now zero days...
  • Department of Energy: Taller turbines would bring wind energy to Florida

    Department of Energy: Taller turbines would bring wind energy to Florida
    Long dismissed as a wasteland by wind-energy producers, it turns out Florida does have enough breeze to generate lots of electricity — but it will take some reaching to get it, according to new federal findings. The U.S. Department of Energy...
  • Amtrak Crash Sign Of Failing Infrastructure

    Amtrak Crash Sign Of Failing Infrastructure
    The deadly Amtrak derailment on Tuesday is just another symptom of Congress' refusal to address the United States' decrepit infrastructure. Amtrak is notoriously underfunded, with a huge capital expenditure backlog. While the cause of the crash is not yet...
  • Solar Industry, Towns Battle Over Local Rooftop Panel Rules

    Solar Industry, Towns Battle Over Local Rooftop Panel Rules
    HARTFORD — Efforts to encourage more residential rooftop solar panels in Connecticut are being slowed by a cumbersome permitting process at the local level, the industry says. Towns and cities say that more rules will cost money. From these two...
  • Drought cuts power production of California dams

    Shasta Dam, looming more than 600 feet tall and gatekeeper of the largest man-made lake in California, was designed to perform two crucial functions: Store water and generate power. And for decades, the massive concrete structure has channeled water...
  • By the numbers

      Amid four years of drought, reservoir levels have plunged across California. These dams are typically a small but important producer of power. Reservoir levels at some major California dams: Shasta: 50% Trinity: 36% Folsom: 54% New Melones:...
  • Merger of BGE parent company and Pepco approved

    Despite continuing opposition from critics that include Maryland's attorney general, state regulators approved a $6.9 billion merger between Baltimore Gas and Electric parent Exelon Corp. and Pepco Holdings in a split vote Friday. In applying for the...
  • Drought urgency hits rain country: Washington governor declares state emergency

    Drought urgency hits rain country: Washington governor declares state emergency
    Washington Gov. Jay Inslee declared a statewide drought Friday — citing historically low snowpack, dwindling rivers and rising temperatures that have plunged nearly the entire West Coast into official emergency status. “The drought has...