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  • Summer Road Trip Checklist

    Most of us spent at least one summer vacation crowded into a station wagon, minivan or SUV, passing the time playing car-spotting games. Even with gas prices at dizzying levels, driving is more affordable ¿ and in many ways more agreeable ¿ than flying to all but the most distant destinations.
  • U.S. greenhouse gas emissions dropped 3.4% in 2012

    Greenhouse gas emissions in the United States dropped by 3.4% in 2012, federal environmental regulators reported Tuesday. The decline over the previous year was driven mostly by power plant operators switching from coal to natural gas, improvements in...

    Walking, 'talking' drilling rigs aim to modernize fracking

    WEST CHESTER, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - The backbreaking life of a roughneck, the iconic worker bees of oilfield drilling rigs, is getting a little easier. Schramm Inc, which built the drilling rig that four years ago helped rescue 33 trapped Chilean...

    Clean Energy Challenge aims to prove there's money in being green

     Clean Energy Challenge aims to prove there's money in being green
    That sign in your hotel room that suggests reusing your towel to help the environment? Gary Eden wants to make it a relic of the past. "We've all been putting thousands of tons of chlorine containing chemicals into our water," said Eden, president of EP...

    READER SUBMITTED: EPA Honors Eastern's Institute For Sustainable Energy

    The Institute for Sustainable Energy (ISE) at Eastern Connecticut State University has been selected to receive a prestigious national award honoring its accomplishments in energy efficiency and sustainability. The 2014 Energy Star Partner of the Year...