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1 hr ago | The Greenville News
A legal battle over how South Carolina and other states should help reduce air pollution that drifts downwind will reach the U.S. Supreme Court next week.
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5 hrs ago | The Des Moines Register
After years of success in Washington, the ethanol industry's power may be slipping.
According to a study published last month in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, the U.S. is releasing 50 percent more methane into the atmosphere than the federal government estimates, with much of extra natural gas coming from flatulence and belches produced by cattle.
Siemens Rail Systems and Cummins are partnering to bring EPA Tier 4 compliant locomotives to market.
Despite the fact that most folks already know about Climate Change, that it is human caused and threatens many dire consequences, it's the dickens to get folks to get interested in the most important crisis of our time, maybe of all time.
Sulfoxaflor is the first of a newly assigned sub-class of pesticides in the "neonicotinoid" class of pesticides and is considered by the EPA to be "highly toxic."
When the the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission met Thursday to hear public comment on the future of the Sherco coal plant in Becker, members were preparing to make a decision that will determine the economy in Sherburne County and the future price of electric rates for every Minnesotan.
I remember the conversation well. It was late summer in 2008 and the price of crude oil had exploded above $100 per barrel.
Today president Obama took an important step toward supporting a clean energy future by directing the Federal Government to consume 20 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020.
In its most recent assessment released this fall, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said that warming of the Earth's climate system is both unequivocal and unprecedented, a conclusion that rests on multiple and independent sources of data.
The Environmental Protection Agency's planned greenhouse gas regulations for both new and existing power plants would effectively act as a bureaucratically managed cap-and-trade plan that would drive up energy costs across the country.
President Barack Obama has directed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to finalise regulations on the amount of carbon dioxide emitted by existing coal-fired power plants by June 2015, as part of the White House Climate Action Plan.
Could an EPA decision make it cost more for Nebraskans to fuel up at the pump? Oil companies and ethanol advocates both say yes, but for different reasons.
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.
The 2014 models include efficient and low-emission vehicles in a variety of classes and sizes, ensuring a wide variety of choices available for consumers.
In this edition of "The Ethanol Report", Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Bob Dinneen comments on an Associated Press article about ethanol and the environment We are live from the Environmental Protection Agency hearing on the Renewable Fuel Standard in Arlington, Va., just across the Potomac River from the Nation's capital! In less ... (more)