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Renewable Energy

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  • Destroying the desert for 'green' energy

    To the editor: Industrial-scale wind farms have the significant environmental impact of killing thousands of birds every year. They mar the vast vistas and scenic views that draw tourists who visit our deserts from the world over. ("An unnecessary delay...
  • Prosecutors: Man in biodiesel scam made death threats

    Prosecutors say a suspect in a $90 million biodiesel scam made threats to harm or kill people who might give evidence against him. The Star Press (http://tspne.ws/1Pdlpza ) reports 49-year-old Joseph Furando of New Jersey and several alleged co-...
  • High-efficiency wood heating systems winning converts

    With the touch of a finger on an iPod-style screen, Eric Besenfelder can monitor and troubleshoot the shiny, wood-pellet furnace that heats Athens Elementary School in the Hudson Valley. Like the smoky, outdoor wood boilers that have proliferated in...
  • Menhaden: The stock is healthy, so should harvest cuts remain?

    Menhaden: The stock is healthy, so should harvest cuts remain?
    In February, a regional fisheries commission reversed course and announced Atlantic menhaden were neither being overfished nor experiencing overfishing — an important finding for Virginia, which has the only menhaden rendering plant left on the East...
  • LePage aims to cut prices, transform Maine's energy future

    Maine became the regional wind power leader under Democratic Gov. John Baldacci, but change is in the air as Gov. Paul LePage makes an aggressive push away from his predecessor's renewable energy policies. The outspoken Republican, who says wind power is...
  • Californians with century-old water rights face restrictions

    Farms and other Californians that have been shielded from water reductions because of century-old claims could face new restrictions, the State Water Resources Control Board said Friday. It's another sign of the rising severity of California's drought,...
  • Duke Energy announces plans to double solar energy in Florida

    Duke Energy plans to install up to 500 megawatts of utility-scale solar power in Florida over the next decade, doubling the amount now installed across the Sunshine State. The announcement this week comes as a diverse coalition seeking to allow Florida...
  • Notes and notables

    Current events Dominion Virginia Power recently secured federal approval for plans to build a pair of 6-megawatt test turbines about 27 miles east of Virginia Beach. The project is an exciting foray into wind-driven renewable energy for the...
  • Increase the state's investment in clean, renewable energy

    Increase the state's investment in clean, renewable energy
    Most of us don't think much about the energy we use every day. We flip the switch and the lights come on — like magic. But the energy we rely on has to be generated by something. And how we generate that energy has a direct bearing on health,...
  • An unnecessary delay for Mojave Desert renewable energy plan

    An unnecessary delay for Mojave Desert renewable energy plan
    Federal and state officials have spent six years examining how best to allocate land in the Mojave Desert to satisfy two disparate environmental imperatives: renewable energy to reduce Californians' thirst for gas and oil, and conservation to preserve...
  • Baltimore embraces renewable energy

    Baltimore embraces renewable energy
    It was a particularly gloomy and rainy Thursday in Baltimore, but a certain solar press conference inside City Hall shone with the promise of renewable energy for the city. As reported by The Baltimore Sun ("Baltimore ranks 34th in nation for installation...