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Environmentalists Wednesday urged the United States to drop plans to haul India to the WTO to open its solar market, saying the action would hurt the fight against climate change. The World Trade Organization's dispute settlement body in Geneva has scheduled Friday to hear the US case for a panel against India, which has some of the world's most ambitious plans for expanding solar power
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2014-04-23 15:37:06
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Environmental groups urged the United States on Wednesday to drop a challenge to India's massive solar program and said the World Trade Organization case would only hurt the growth of renewable energy resources.
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2014-04-23 14:15:05
In a unanimous vote, Connecticut legislators have approved regulations on wind power development and ended a three-year moratorium on new turbines in the state. According to an Associated Press report, the state's Regulation Review Committee signed ...
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2014-04-23 12:07:41
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Albany Two Capital Region communities were among the first statewide to be certified Tuesday under the state Climate Smart Communities Program. The cities of Albany and Watervliet were recognized for efforts to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions, increase recycling and prepare plans for climate change resiliency
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2014-04-23 00:36:36
The 566 inmates were set to move into the new facility at the beginning of summer but following an internal inspection and testing of the geothermal system, Iowa Department of Corrections officials decided to delay the move until the system can provide ...
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2014-04-23 12:14:10
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“The geothermal system is working, but it's not working to the standards that we could anticipate some of the weather we might have in Iowa, such as a very hot summer or a very cold winter,” Scaletta says. “We want to make sure that everything is operational ...
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2014-04-23 08:52:35
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The group said Vermont should require that the new power lines carry only renewable energy and that their developers should be required to support in-state renewable energy programs and projects. The group said good policy around the power lines ...
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2014-04-23 02:12:38
The new Iowa State Penitentiary is nearing completion. As it is now, one of the only issues left to be corrected in the facility is the geothermal system. After an inspection and testing of the system, the Iowa Department of Corrections has decided to delay ...
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2014-04-23 12:17:59
The Northern Pass project combined with investments in alternative energy sources are part of the solution to the Granite State's desperate need for increased power supply, the new president of Public Service of New Hampshire says. William J. Quinlan, who ...
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2014-04-23 11:57:33
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The leading Democratic candidates for Rhode Island governor rolled out new policy initiatives Wednesday that focused on growing the state's struggling economy, fixing its aging infrastructure and boosting its "green energy" sector. Pell also made a number of proposals to develop the marine trades and defense sectors, including having the University of Rhode Island and
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2014-04-23 16:44:47
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More than two dozen local, state and federal officials called on Duke Energy to make solar and energy efficiency bigger priorities in the delivery of electricity.
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2014-04-22 18:08:53
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - With California facing its worst drought in a century, state officials have fast-tracked first-in-the-nation water efficiency standards for new toilets, urinals and faucets, an action expected to save about 8.2 billion gallons of water the first year while cutting energy use and greenhouse gas emissions
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2014-04-22 16:21:34
Biofuel created from corn waste may not be the clean, eco-friendly oil alternative the United States government is hoping for. A new study has found that fuel generated from harvested corn leftovers creates more greenhouse gases than conventional gasoline — at least in the short term. The fuel under study, called cellulosic ethanol, has been touted in recent years as a promising successor to
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2014-04-22 15:46:09
Following an internal inspection and testing of the geothermal system at the new Iowa State Penitentiary, the Iowa Department of Corrections has decided to delay opening the new facility until the geothermal system can provide the required heating and ...
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2014-04-22 15:22:47
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April 22, 2014 (Investorideas.com renewable energy stocks newswire) Los Angeles rang in the 2014 New Year with a ban on the distribution of plastic bags at the checkout counter of big retailers, making it the largest of the 132 cities and counties around the ...
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2014-04-22 14:49:14