| Oct 2 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Matt Sanctis Dayton Daily News, Ohio
It's still too soon to say how a plan from a handful of state legislators could impact a proposed wind farm in Champaign County, but the proposal has already drawn criticism from environmental groups and Ohio Gov. John Kasich.
| Oct 2 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Jason W. Brooks Newton Daily News, Iowa
President Barack Obama and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agencyannounced the Clean Power Plan in August, unveiling a massive and nationwide set of guidelines and goals, aimed at reducing carbon pollution from power plants to address climate change.
Oklahoma's Department of Environmental Quality says the state is expected to be able to meet tighter ground-level ozone limits that were unveiled by the Environmental Protection Agency this week. A department spokeswoman says data collected from 2013 to 2015 show that all Oklahoma counties would meet the new 70 parts per billion standard. But Oklahoma Oil and Gas …
THAILAND'S Electricity Generating Public Co. Ltd. has bought an additional 2-percent interest in Quezon Power Philippines Ltd. Co. for $15.027 million, bringing its ownership interest in the power company to 100 percent.
Xcel Energy said Friday that it will accelerate cuts in its Minnesota-region greenhouse gas emissions by increasing wind and solar power investment in this decade and replacing two big coal-burning generators with a natural gas-fired unit in the mid-2020s in Becker, Minn.
The U.S Environmental Protection Agency adopted a stricter smog limit Thursday that will force states to reduce emissions over the next decade, improving respiratory health for millions of people through pollution controls that will cost industry billions of dollars.
For the first time in Three Mile Island's 41 years of commercial operation, the nuclear power plant failed to secure a contract in August to sell a year's worth of electricity on the regional power grid, meaning that it will lose a major revenue source.
Polluting industries will be required to do more to curb lung-damaging smog under new restrictions announced Thursday by the Obama administration, but most of the nation is projected to clean up within a decade.