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Renewable Energy

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  • Herbal Remedies: Thinking beyond brownies when cooking with cannabis

    Herbal Remedies: Thinking beyond brownies when cooking with cannabis
    Cooking with cannabis has always been part of weed culture, and there’s no shortage of resources, recipes, and forums, especially in recent years with marijuana reform becoming a reality. Most folks with an even passing acquaintance with the plant...
  • Apple invests in U.S. forest conservation, China solar project

    Apple invests in U.S. forest conservation, China solar project
    Apple is expanding its environmental efforts by investing in a new Chinese solar power project and preserving 36,000 acres of "sustainable" timberland in Maine and North Carolina. The initiatives come as the tech giant this year met a self-imposed goal...
  • North Carolina editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers: April 12 Fayetteville (North Carolina) Observer, on Thom Tillis: Thom Tillis is a quick study. Just a few months into his first term as a U.S. senator from North Carolina, he's playing a pretty...
  • Northwest lawmakers seek talks on river treaty with Canada

    The entire congressional delegation from Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana is demanding that the Obama administration begin negotiations with Canada to update a landmark treaty that governs the operation of dams on North America's fourth-largest...
  • Budget panel removes $250,000 for wind power study

    The Legislature's budget-writing committee has voted to remove $250,000 for a new study on the negative effects of wind power. Gov. Scott Walker had called for spending the money on a study to look at the effects of noise and shadow flicker on people who...
  • Legislation roundup: Gov. McAuliffe approves these business-related bills

    Legislation roundup: Gov. McAuliffe approves these business-related bills
    Lawmakers offered up some bills that affect local businesses this past General Assembly session. Here's a closer look at some interesting ones approved by Gov. Terry McAuliffe. Ridesharing: House Bill 1662/Senate Bill 1025 establishes regulations for...
  • 'Solarize' campaign's live installation welcomes questions

    When Matt Holland had his house built, he had the roof pitched so it would capture the maximum amount of solar rays. "I knew at some point I would get solar power," he said on Saturday, April 11, as workers installed 60 solar panels on his roof. "I...
  • Brevini pays $375K to Delaware County for unmet jobs

    An Italian wind turbine maker will pay a central Indiana county $375,000 for failing to meet a goal of hiring 200 workers by the end of 2014. Delaware County commissioners and Brevini Wind confirmed the payment Tuesday. The Star Press reports (http://...
  • Paper towels, toilet tissue latest uses for wheat straw

    A company plans to roll out a new line of tissues and paper towels this month that incorporates wheat straw and bamboo, which it hopes will provide a rapidly renewable and environmentally friendly source of fiber for its products while giving farmers a...
  • Renovated Quakertown High School may provide solar power for purchase

    Renovated Quakertown High School may provide solar power for purchase
    Quakertown Community School District may add solar panels to the high school to cut its electric bills. At its meeting Thursday night, the school board voted 5-3 to negotiate a power purchase agreement with Moore Energy of Southampton, Bucks County. As...
  • Vermont taking breather from wind power, but more to come

    A few years back, large-scale wind projects dominated the renewable energy discussion in Vermont as vocal opponents decried the destruction of pristine mountaintops and the details of construction plans grabbed headlines. But the commotion has died down,...