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  • Northwest lawmakers seek talks on river treaty with Canada

    The entire congressional delegation from Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana is demanding that the Obama administration begin negotiations with Canada to update a landmark treaty that governs the operation of dams on North America's fourth-largest river.
  • 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,...

    Canton Seeks Partner For Hydropower Project

    Canton Seeks Partner For Hydropower Project
    CANTON — Town officials are making their second attempt to find a private partner for a hydropower project that would use existing dams on the Farmington River. Selectmen authorized a contract last week with an attorney who will prepare a request...

    Nation's biggest nuclear firm makes a play for green money

    The biggest player in the beleaguered nuclear power industry wants a place alongside solar, wind and hydroelectric power collecting extra money for producing carbon-free electricity. Exelon Corp., operator of the largest fleet of U.S. nuclear plants,...