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  • 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 forces continue to batter fossil fuels and nuclear power.
  • 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...

    'Solarize' campaign's live installation welcomes questions

    When Matt Holland had his house built, he had the roof pitched so it would capture the maximum amount of solar rays. "I knew at some point I would get solar power," he said on Saturday, April 11, as workers installed 60 solar panels on his roof. "I...

    Apple invests in U.S. forest conservation, China solar project

    Apple invests in U.S. forest conservation, China solar project
    Apple is expanding its environmental efforts by investing in a new Chinese solar power project and preserving 36,000 acres of "sustainable" timberland in Maine and North Carolina. The initiatives come as the tech giant this year met a self-imposed goal...