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August 13, 2015 EPA's Toxic Spill Shows It's Still The Worst Regulatory Agency In History (But Perhaps I Understate)Source: Forbes
An EPA cleanup crew on August 5 accidentally caused a breach in an abandoned gold mine in the southwestern part of Colorado, spilling three million gallons of highly toxic mining waste that contaminated waterways in Colorado and...
August 3, 2015 Who wins and loses under Obama’s stricter power plant limitsSource: Washington Post
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is mandating even steeper greenhouse gas cuts from U.S. power plants than previously expected, while granting states more time and broader options to comply.
Source: The Guardian
The government’s energy policy is chaotic. On the one hand, with time running out before the Paris climate change summit in December, it is committed to agreeing tough international targets, backed by demanding European and...
He built a 220-pound battery to hang on the garage wall and convinced a huge number of people that owning one is a lifestyle choice—like having a compost bin in the garden and reusable diapers on the baby. His battery is...
April 23, 2015 Obama should embrace nuclear energySource: CNN
)—If there was ever any doubt that the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan is an energy policy plan, not a carbon reduction plan, all you have to do is look at how they treat nuclear energy
April 21, 2015 Earth Day 2015: Freebies, deals and frugal green-living tipsSource: Times Union
Wednesday marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, and this is just a simple reminder that saving the planet and saving money aren’t necessarily mutually exclusive. You can adopt a greener lifestyle without spending a dime and...
April 20, 2015 5 Megatrends in EnergySource: Motley Fool
Oil and gas prices might be down, but the energy sector isn't out, not by a long shot. Instead, the industry is just stuck in one of its occasional cyclical ruts, as demand has outpaced supply for the time being. Longer-term...
April 9, 2015 Clean Energy Revolution Is Ahead of ScheduleSource: Bloomberg
The most important piece of news on the energy front isn't the plunge in oil prices, but the progress that is being made in battery technology. A new study in Nature Climate Change, by Bjorn Nykvist and Mans Nilsson of the...
April 9, 2015 Interior Design goes "Eco Chic"Source: Jenna Pizzigati-Coppola, Builder & Developer
Eco-friendly and green design is becoming prominent, especially when it comes to building a home’s exterior—but I’m here to say be sure to not overlook your interiors. When committing to a green design approach it’s best to...
March 2, 2015 Is America a ‘Clean Energy’ Laggard?Source: National Review
Of the myriad claims being made about energy, the one most in need of debunking is this: The U.S. is losing out to countries such as China and Germany when it comes to “clean energy.”
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