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Stepped up U.S. activity in Arctic will carry high cost

Wonderful. Now that human activity has caused the Arctic to melt we can create more of those greenhouse gases that are responsible for global warming. ...

LD 1461

When word of President's Obama's intent to expand carbon dioxide emissions restrictions to existing coal plants became public, coal stock values plummeted. Because the Maine ...

Duke Energy launches latest initiative for energy efficiency

Luis Martinez  of the Natural Resources Defense Council in Asheville welcomed the South Carolina move in an article published last week on the Energy Collective, ...

Report To UN Touts EPA Role In Curbing GHGs

The State Department has sent the United Nations a report that claims pending regulations under President Obama's climate action plan, including EPA's first-time climate rules ...

EPA publishes carbon capture regs

The Obama administration on Thursday detailed final regulations easing the path toward technology needed to allow new coal-fired power plants to operate. A final Environmental ...

DOJ Opts Against Seeking High Court Review Of Ruling Limiting NSR Suits

The Department of Justice (DOJ) is opting against seeking Supreme Court review of an appellate ruling that limits EPA's ability to pursue Clean Air Act ...

Electric competition is bright idea

Michigan is now leading the nation in many important economic categories. Though we have made significant progress there is still a lot of work to ...

Man says Groton Wind turbine project turned his dream house into nightmare

Rampino, 71, a former U.S. Army infantryman who served in Vietnam for three years, suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder. He left Boston because he needed ...

Letter to the editor: The Earth actually could be cooling off?

Recently there was a 3- to 4-inch snowfall in Cairo, Egypt, where it hasn't snowed in 114 years. About the same time, Israel had a ...

New facility at NREL tests wind turbines' performance.

The answer may be blowing in the wind, but at the National Wind Technology Center they are using a new $16 million dynamometer to test ...