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Renewable Energy

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  • In Iowa, Republican presidential field divides over ethanol

    DES MOINES, Iowa A parade of potential 2016 Republican presidential candidates courted Iowa's farm voters Saturday, with a division emerging over support for popular subsidies to corn growers. Iowa Gov. Terry Brandstad set the tone, warning the hopefuls,...
  • Texas' Cruz tells Iowans he opposes renewable fuel quota

    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is telling Iowa Republicans and agribusiness leaders that he opposes the federal standard for renewable production, including ethanol. At a forum focused on agricultural issues on Saturday, Cruz likens the federal renewable fuel...
  • Illinois oil train derailment threatens Mississippi River, EPA says

    WASHINGTON An oil train derailment and spill in northwest Illinois poses an "imminent and substantial danger" of contaminating the Mississippi River, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Saturday. The spill from the derailment, which occurred...
  • Derailments put oil train expansion in the crosshairs

    WASHINGTON After a BNSF Railway oil train derailed and burst into flames Thursday near Galena, Ill., at least one community group has asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to suspend permits for rail expansions along the upper Mississippi River. Of...
  • Illinois, railroad reach settlement in 2009 fish kill

    A railroad company has agreed to pay $570,000 to settle claims over a 2009 derailment that spilled ethanol and killed tens of thousands of fish in northern Illinois. Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's office on Thursday announced the settlement...
  • Will Facebook make a car? Zuckerberg: Focus on the network

    No cars and solar power for Facebook, it seems. Asked at a town hall event at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, if the world's biggest social network had ambitions outside of social media and the Internet, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Facebook...
  • AbbVie and Costco are big market movers

    Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE AbbVie Inc., down $3.41 to $56.86 The drug developer will boost its portfolio by spending $21 billion in a cash-and-stock deal...
  • Scientists outline research wish list for nuclear energy

    Engineers and researchers from national laboratories and universities around the country said Thursday that the United States needs to develop a proving ground where the latest innovations in nuclear energy can be put to the test instead of losing designs...
  • Going Green Matters relocates, adds interactive exhibit

    Going Green Matters relocates, adds interactive exhibit
    Despite an emergency site change, the annual Going Green Matters environmental fair will welcome visitors this weekend to its traditional smorgasbord of green-themed education and entertainment. The ninth annual fair, which will feature roughly 70...
  • Rachel Marsden: China's torrid Middle Eastern affair

    PARIS -- While surfing the Internet on Valentine's Day, I came across a love story so poignant that I just have to share it with you. I'm taking really hot and heavy -- as in actual fire. I noticed a banner advertisement for an event in Riyadh, Saudi...
  • Maryland is ahead of the curve on solar energy

    Maryland is ahead of the curve on solar energy
    As a lifelong Marylander, I'm proud of the progress that our state has made through successful, bi-partisan initiatives supporting renewable and efficient energy throughout the state. As such, I was concerned when I read a letter published in the Sun on...