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Renewable Energy

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  • Cities must drive the green movement: My Word

    Cities must drive the green movement: My Word
    Forty-five years ago, Earth Day was established, and an international environmental movement took flight. Today this movement demonstrates continual success at the local levels; cities and municipalities are establishing green actions and sustainable...
  • Blumenthal Joins Federal Push For New Rail Safety Rules

    Hoping to avoid long delays for a new nationwide rail safety system, five senators, including Sen. Richard Blumenthal, put forward a compromise bill on Friday. Their proposal would force railroads to be more open about their safety initiatives, protect...
  • Boom puts spotlight on renewing solar tax break

    WASHINGTON Solar energy is booming in the United States and the industry wants everyone to know it. But winning an extension of a key solar tax break in a Republican Congress suspicious of green energy won't be easy, especially as regulatory and market...
  • Tri-Rail's Pompano station going green

    Tri-Rail's Pompano station going green
    Q: What's the status of Tri-Rail's Pompano Beach station, which was being reconstructed as a "green" station. I was wondering how much Tri-Rail plans to save each year by going solar at this stop. Brad Temple, Fort Lauderdale A: Tri-Rail's governing...
  • University of Colorado keeps its fossil fuel investments

    Wind and solar power advocates failed to persuade the University of Colorado's governing Board of Regents Thursday to divest from coal, oil and gas. On a 7-2 vote, the regents upheld their current policy that allows the university financial team to...
  • New Jersey man, 2 companies plead guilty in biofuels scam

    A New Jersey man and two companies he co-owns have pleaded guilty to federal charges in a biofuels scam that became one of the largest frauds in Indiana history and bilked taxpayers and fuel buyers out of tens of millions of dollars, prosecutors said....
  • Letter: "Debate over global warming is not over despite Common Core claims"

    The scientific debate over global warming is not closed. According to the latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey only 20% of likely U.S. voters believe the scientific debate about global warming is over. Sixty-three percent (63%) disagree...
  • Science fair a hit at Oak Brook elementary school

    Science fair a hit at Oak Brook elementary school
    Brook Forest School science teachers Andrew Griffith and Shelly McComas both were feeling pretty good about the school's annual science fair April 15 after 65 students presented 38 different projects. All but a few projects were completed and...
  • Eastern Shore can offer clean energy

    Eastern Shore can offer clean energy
    Recently, the Maryland Senate Finance Committee heard Sen. Steve Hershey's Kent County Land-Based Wind Generating Stations bill. Nearly 200 people packed the hearing to testify about the expected Mills Branch Wind Energy Project. This project, led by...
  • Apple digs in on green with China solar, US forest projects

    In a quest to be more green, Apple says it is investing in Chinese solar power and preserving forests that make environmentally friendly paper. The initiatives come as the tech giant this year met a self-imposed goal of powering all its U.S. operations...
  • Prominent energy scientist dies in California at 96

    Richard Post, a prominent scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory who researched how to store renewable energy, has died. He was 96. Post died Tuesday in Walnut Creek after a sudden illness, the Los Angeles Times reported on Friday (http://...