Oregon remains near the front of most rankings of the wind industry, a new study shows, though development of new wind resources hit a major lull throughout the Northwest in 2013 that shows little sign of ending.
| Apr 23 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Wayne Heilman The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colo.)
Manitou Springs has agreed to buy all of the electricity for city-owned facilities from a solar array that will be built in the Security area by Colorado Springs-based SunShare, becoming what the company says is the first city in the nation to have all of its facilities powered by a so-called "solar garden."
A group of environmental advocates marked Earth Day on Tuesday by demonstrating against a plan to convert the B.L. England coal-fired electrical generation plant to gas, saying a new plant was unneeded and would be a new source of pollution.
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources issued the following news release: Sustained efforts by manufacturers, utilities and the transportation industry to reduce fine particle pollution achieved a long-sought victory Tuesday as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency declared Milwaukee, Racine and Waukesha counties in compliance with all federal air quality standards.