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Sen. Marci Francisco, a Lawrence Democrat, said she and her allies will push for changes that would encourage more businesses, homeowners and nonprofit groups to install solar panels and other renewable energy technologies to lower or cancel out their electric bills.
Employers added 203,000 jobs in November, and the unemployment rate fell to 7 percent, a five-year low.
A former Detroit university professor is pledging $5 million and is hoping it will spark a wildfire of private financial support to protect valuable art from being sold to pay creditors in the city's bankruptcy.
Gov. Jack Markell and environmental officials are joining DuPont Co. officials to tout completion of a solar energy project.
The Obama administration will allow companies to seek authorization to kill and harm bald and golden eagles for up to 30 years without penalty in an effort to balance some of the environmental trade-offs of green energy.
The Muskegon Chronicle reports that Energy Partners founder Jim Wolter and partner Ed Brandel believe that the device developed at the Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center could be a game changer.
Saying the government should lead by example, President Obama has ordered the federal government to nearly triple its use of renewable sources for electricity by 2020.
Supporters of the renewable fuels industry turned out en masse on Thursday, desperate for the U.S. government to change course after last month announcing a plan to lower the amount of biofuels that must be added to the fuel supply in 2014.
It's an industry force, certifying thousands of buildings and providing a marketing tool, tax breaks and other incentives to builders eager to cash in on the sustainability craze.
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Ratepayers who recoil at the arrival of their hydro bill will pay little heed to the government's new 20-year planning horizon.
In this Friday, April 29, 2011, file photo, solar panels line the roof of Ikea's Brooklyn store, in New York.
President Barack Obama is ordering the federal government to nearly triple to 20 percent its use of renewable sources for electricity by 2020.
The paper obtained ALEC's 2013 Annual Meeting Policy Report , which revealed that ALEC - dubbed a "corporate bill mill" for the statehouses by the Center for Media and Democracy - plans more attacks on clean energy laws, an onslaught of regulations pertaining to hydraulic fracturing and waging war against Environmental Protection Agency greenhouse ... (more)
A proposal to adjust Ohio's renewable energy and efficiency mandates stalled for a second time on Wednesday amid opposition from environmental and consumer interests and some majority Republican lawmakers.
The former University of Nebraska regent says he would focus on education funding, job-training programs and wind energy if he wins the 2014 race.