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Manure-burning power plant in limbo

Jul 28 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Timothy B. Wheeler The Baltimore Sun - The project seemed simple enough -- build a waste-to-energy plant on the Eastern Shore fueled by poultry manure, keeping it from flushing into and polluting the bay, while creating green jobs and boosting Maryland's fledgling renewable energy industry More...

Trashanol: Vendor pitches garbage-to-energy technology to board representing 187 Maine towns

Jul 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Nok-Noi Ricker Bangor Daily News, Maine - While the Department of Environmental Protection considers an application from the Municipal Review Committee to open an integrated solid waste and recycling facility with a landfill in Penobscot County, the MRC board heard a presentation Wednesday from technology vendor Fiberight. More...

Costs to decide when TEP plant gets off coal

Jul 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Tony Davis The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson - A deal that was in the works for months is now official: The last coal-fired unit at Tucson Electric Power's south-side power plant will run totally on natural gas by the end of 2017. More...
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Schumer supports aid for turning farm waste into electricity

Jul 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Brian Nearing Times Union, Albany, N.Y. - For the last four years, the black-and-white Holstein cows at Peter Wagner's dairy farm in Poestenkill have been like little electric power plants, with their manure converted into enough electricity so far to power nearly 185 average homes for a year. More...

Coalition wants coal-fired plant closed

Jul 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Steve Tarter Journal Star, Peoria, Ill. - Representatives of area environmental groups gathered outside City Hall on Wednesday to call attention once again to problems posed by the E.D. More...

Coal association: Grimes' new ad incorrectly blames McConnell for mining job losses

Jul 23 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Sam Youngman Lexington Herald-Leader - Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes' latest campaign ad attacks U.S. More...

Articles 

By Kirk Edelman
On: July 18, 2014
When we talk about solutions for our nation’s energy needs, the conversation is often framed as an either/or choice between generation from renewable sources and from fossil fuels. Based on my experience investing in global more...
By Ferdinand E. Banks
On: July 15, 2014
"There is no reason why institutions that have direct holdings in coal, oil and gas stocks could not divest immediately." Ian Simm (Chief executive of Impax Asset Management) more...
By Francisco Szekely
On: July 11, 2014
With evidence of climate change becoming clearer than ever, European countries should think carefully before allowing fracking in their territory. Although hydraulic fracturing — or fracking — offers the benefits of abundant supplies of unconventional more...
By Randy Burns
On: June 5, 2014
Last fall I wrote an article regarding liquefied natural gas (LNG) and its impact on the U.S. energy picture. Although no new significant developments have transpired since the article was written, LNG continues to dominate more...
By Wayne M. Kovach
On: June 4, 2014
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is a highly controversial subject. Those in favor of it would argue that its gains, namely cleaner and cheaper energy (as opposed to coal), certainly outweigh the risks. Those opposed would more...

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