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  • Coalition seeks to put solar-energy initiative on ballot

    Coalition seeks to put solar-energy initiative on ballot
    A coalition founded by environmentalists and political conservatives will announce in Tallahassee today a petition drive for a Florida constitutional amendment that would open up the business of selling electricity from solar energy. By seeking to allow...
  • Comings and Goings: Pet resort expands in Oswego

    Comings and Goings: Pet resort expands in Oswego
    Dog trainer Julie Nelson believes dogs are at their best when they are well socialized and have an outlet for their natural energy. “Dogs need time to be a dog — to sniff, run and play,” says Nelson. In 2002, Nelson opened Paws In Time,...
  • Speak Out Dec. 11, 2014

    I agree with Barack Obama’s description of Judy Baar Topinka. “She was blunt, pragmatic, unfailingly cheerful and energetic, and always willing to put politics aside to find common-sense solutions that made a difference for the people of...
  • Speak Out for Dec. 10, 2014

    Recently, police-bashing has become very popular. Their work behavior is under a microscope. I think it’s time the statistics for the number of police either injured/killed in the performance of their duty should be publicized. It’s not a...
  • State turns out lights on solar rebates after 2015

    State turns out lights on solar rebates after 2015
    State regulators have turned out the lights on a rebate program that benefits solar-energy consumers. The Florida Public Service Commission voted 3-2 to end those rebates after 2015. Regulators say the program remains costly and that consumers have...
  • Native Americans challenge construction of Mojave Desert solar plant

    Native Americans challenge construction of Mojave Desert solar plant
    A federally recognized Indian tribe has filed a lawsuit to block construction of a solar energy facility that will replace 4,000 acres of ancestral homelands in the Mojave Desert with reflective photovoltaic panels. The Colorado River Indian Tribes&...
  • Libertyville schools' solar panels help teach, cut costs

    Libertyville schools' solar panels help teach, cut costs
    The gray skies that seem permanently parked over the Upper Midwest from November to March are still letting through enough solar energy to help power two school buildings in north suburban Libertyville District 70, according to district officials....
  • Malloy's Billion-Dollar Clean Energy Push Weathers Federal Court Challenge

    Malloy's Billion-Dollar Clean Energy Push Weathers Federal Court Challenge
    The Malloy administration's high-profile plan to buy clean energy from a wind farm in northern Maine has survived a legal challenge that argued that the nearly $1 billion contract violated federal energy laws. In September 2013, the state Department...
  • Solar energy in the Sunshine State? Are you kidding?

    Solar energy in the Sunshine State? Are you kidding?
    Coal, baby. And natural gas. Why use sunlight in the Sunshine State if you can go dirty? Especially if the sun might compete with utilities? Just ask the PSC.
  • A political divide over the environment

    A political divide over the environment
    To hear Larry Hogan tell it, the multibillion-dollar effort to clean up the Chesapeake Bay has been a dismal failure — and the biggest problem is getting Pennsylvania and New York to stop sending sediment pollution down the Susquehanna River....
  • Eastern Shore wind project should be scrapped

    Eastern Shore wind project should be scrapped
    As a life-long resident of Somerset County, I felt compelled to respond to commentator Andy Bowman's recent op-ed ("Politics, not safety concerns, hamper Eastern Shore wind project," Dec. 1). After telling us for 30 years that industrial wind energy...