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  • Belvin Perry, Trayvon Martin: weekend topics

    Belvin Perry, Trayvon Martin: weekend topics
    The Trayvon Martin protests, Belvin Perry's career and a preview of the August primary are among the topics this weekend on local public-affairs shows. The lineup: Orange-Osceola Chief Circuit Judge Perry talks to Mike DeForest on "Flashpoint" at 8 a.m....
  • Suspected grease thieves can't slip past Leesburg police

    Suspected grease thieves can't slip past Leesburg police
    Two men skulking behind a Leesburg restaurant rose suspicions that they were about to carry out a greasy plan in the wee hours of the morning. A truck with no markings backed up behind the Number One Gourmet Buffet at 1704 Citrus Blvd. caught the eye of...
  • The cost of caring for Europe's elderly nuclear plants

    LONDON (Reuters) - Europe's ageing nuclear fleet will undergo more prolonged outages over the next few years, reducing the reliability of power supply and costing plant operators many millions of dollars. Nuclear power provides about a third of the...
  • Is California too green for Tesla's 'gigafactory'?

     Is California too green for Tesla's 'gigafactory'?
    When Palo Alto-based Tesla Motors announced plans to build a $5-billion battery "gigafactory," it listed four states as possible homes — none of them California. Since then, feverish wooing by Gov. Jerry Brown's administration and some state...
  • Eastern Shore wind farm: Let the Navy decide [Editorial]

    Eastern Shore wind farm: Let the Navy decide [Editorial]
    The wind-power power struggle at the highest levels of Maryland's Democratic Party seemed to have been decided in May when Gov. Martin O'Malley bucked Rep. Steny Hoyer to veto legislation that would have essentially killed a green energy project on the...
  • Small island states, facing rising seas, seek economic overhaul

    OSLO, August 25 (Reuters) - Small island states facing a "frightening" rise in sea levels will seek investments in everything from solar energy to fisheries to boost their economies at a U.N. summit next week. Leaders will meet in Samoa in the...
  • Assembly bill could lower cost of residential solar in California

    Assembly bill could lower cost of residential solar in California
    Californians who want to put solar panels on their roofs could benefit from a state bill headed to the governor’s desk. The Legislature on Thursday passed the Solar Permitting Efficiency Act, which promises to streamline the solar permitting...
  • Naperville nature center nears completion

    Naperville nature center nears completion
    The Naperville Park District is celebrating water, but there are no ice buckets in sight. The district is wrapping up construction of the new water-themed Knoch Knolls Nature Center on the south side of the city. "We're raising the next generation...
  • U.S. EPA sends 2014 biofuel targets to White House for review

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday sent its final targets for 2014 biofuel use to the White House as the long-delayed rule enters its last round of review before public release. The Obama administration will now...
  • DWP is still slow to turn on home solar energy systems

    DWP is still slow to turn on home solar energy systems
    When Gerry Hans remodeled his Hollywood Hills home, he chose green options such as landscaping with native plants, a system to recycle gray water and a $40,000 rooftop solar installation to provide electricity to the home. The solar panels were...
  • Grassroots leader Marina Silva angles for Brazil's mainstream

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Thrust by tragedy into the center of Brazil's presidential race, environmentalist Marina Silva is riding a groundswell of anti-establishment anger but her chances hinge on expanding her coalition and winning over mainstream voters...