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Renewable Energy

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  • U.S. biofuel mandate cuts would raise carbon pollution: lawmakers

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration's proposed cuts to U.S. biofuel use targets could undermine the White House's plan to tackle climate change, according to two Democrats on the Senate committee that oversees the renewable fuel mandate. The...
  • India approves projects in dash for growth, alarming green groups

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - In late August, India's environment ministry rejected a proposal to build what would be the country's largest hydropower plant in a remote and pristine part of the country's northeast because of the potential damage to an area rich...
  • City Council to vote on watchdog measure, ballot questions

    City Council to vote on watchdog measure, ballot questions
    The Chicago City Council Wednesday is expected to approve expanding the authority of the city’s internal watchdog to the little-known Public Building Commission that spends hundreds of millions of dollars a year to build, rent and maintain...
  • Must Get To 100 Percent Renewable Energy Pronto

    I urge that President Obama not approve the Keystone XL pipeline and urge our president and our congressional delegation to call for a halt in Arctic and ocean oil drilling. Our dependence on fossil fuels is destroying this world for future generations...
  • Novozymes looks beyond the 'fantasy fuel' it helped to turn into reality

    COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - When Denmark's Novozymes first wondered in 2000 how its mass-produced enzymes could be used to make advanced biofuel, the industry did not exist and only now is the fruit of its labor emerging after years of being lampooned as a...
  • 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...
  • Marilyn Hazelton: How I was changed by People's Climate March

    Increasingly, I have felt overwhelmed by news of droughts, tornadoes, tsunamis and hurricanes. Livelihoods and lives lost. Although the Lehigh Valley has not been severely affected, environmental news in other parts of the country and around the world has...
  • Exclusive: Iberdrola hires JPMorgan for asset sales to fund U.S. buy

    MADRID/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Spanish power firm Iberdrola has hired JPMorgan Chase & Co to sell some foreign renewable assets which could raise up to 2 billion euros to help fund an acquisition in the fast-growing U.S. market, three sources with knowledge...
  • As solar energy use grows, communities seek to balance history, technology

    As solar energy use grows, communities seek to balance history, technology
    The historic Rodgers Forge neighborhood in Towson has adopted guidelines for residents who want to install solar panels, an effort community leaders hope can strike a balance between preserving the community's architecture and embracing alternative...
  • Building wind power superhighways

    Building wind power superhighways
    The wind is so strong in Iowa and Kansas that more wind farms there could power the country's largest cities if only there was a way to move that electricity to where most people live. Enter Michael Skelly, a Houston businessman who envisions building...
  • Florida utilities are major players in governor's race

    Florida utilities are major players in governor's race
    TALLAHASSEE — Utility rates, solar power and the future of Florida's environment are a few of the minor details getting short shrift in this year's down-and-dirty gubernatorial slugfest. While the $49 million in ads has been dedicated to wedding...