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  • Coalition calls for rejection of Exelon-Pepco merger

    Coalition calls for rejection of Exelon-Pepco merger
    A 20-group coalition on Thursday called on state regulators to reject a proposed merger between Chicago energy giant Exelon Corp. and Pepco Holdings Inc., citing Exelon's track record on the environment and fears the deal would give it too much power in...
  • McAuliffe's energy plans sticks with "all of the above"

    McAuliffe's energy plans sticks with "all of the above"
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe's new energy plan sticks to the "all of the above" strategy he's been espousing, with support for traditional energy sources in concert with a push toward renewables and a focus on the energy sector as a jobs-creating tool. For...
  • Denmark says EU green energy deal best way to sanction Russia

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A European Union deal to cut fuel use and increase renewable energy would be a better punishment on Moscow than more sanctions as it would clearly show the EU means to cut reliance on Russian gas, Denmark's foreign minister said on...
  • Microsoft wind farm breaks ground in Kankakee

    Microsoft wind farm breaks ground in Kankakee
    A new wind farm that will supply power to Microsoft Corp. for the next 20 years broke ground Wednesday in Kankakee before a crowd of more than 100. The 175-megawatt Pilot Hill Wind Project is being constructed 60 miles outside Chicago along the border...
  • Ethanol industry pushes back on rail safety improvements

    Ethanol industry pushes back on rail safety improvements
    WASHINGTON Ethanol producers are pushing back hard against new rail safety rules after a federal study found that ethanol poses hazards equal to or greater than crude oil in rail transportation. An analysis of tank car damage in derailments published...
  • 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...
  • An environmentalist's calculated push toward Brazil's presidency

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - In March 2003, three months into her tenure as Brazil's environment minister, Marina Silva gathered a half-dozen aides at the modernist ministry building in Brasilia, the capital. She told them the new government of President...
  • 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...
  • West-to-east cash transfer shapes Europe's climate goal tussle

    LONDON (Reuters) - Western European nations are preparing to divert tens of billions of euros in revenue to help cut greenhouse gas emissions in eastern Europe to ensure the bloc sets the world's toughest targets for tackling climate change. The 28...
  • Solarize Bloomfield Program Nearing Deadline

    Solarize Bloomfield Program Nearing Deadline
    Solarize Bloomfield, a program designed to give residents information about the benefits of converting their homes to solar energy, will be ending soon. Residents have until Sept. 30 to take advantage of special solar program discounts and sign a...
  • White House playing politics with biofuel policy, oil group says

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The American Petroleum Institute on Thursday accused the White House of attempting to use 2014 biofuel targets to influence a tight U.S. Senate race, saying that the Obama administration was putting politics ahead of consumer needs....