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Kelpie Wilson | Paying the Peak Oil Power Bill 2.8.2007 Truthout.com
Kelpie Wilson writes for Truthout, "Sometime this week, the House will vote on a new 'energy independence' bill designed by the Democrats. Even though Congress just passed an omnibus energy bill in 2005, there is growing agreement on both sides of the aisle that the need for 'energy security' is growing and more must be done to ensure it."
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Energy Bill Will Test Pelosi's Command 31.7.2007 Truthout.com
Zachary Coile reports in The San Francisco Chronicle, "Democrats, in taking back the House from Republicans, promised to tilt the nation's energy policy away from oil drilling and toward efficiency and cleaner sources of energy. This week their pledge will be put to the test."
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Energy Bill Will Test Pelosi’s Command 30.7.2007 Common Dreams: Headlines
WASHINGTON - Democrats, in taking back the House from Republicans, promised to tilt the nation’s energy policy away from oil drilling and toward efficiency and cleaner sources of energy. This week their pledge will be put to the test. As the House starts debate on its energy bill, Speaker Nancy Pelosi must decide: Will she push [...]
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Energy bill will test Pelosi's command / Democrats in auto states oppose increasing gas mileage standards 30.7.2007 SFGate: Top Stories
Democrats, in taking back the House from Republicans, promised to tilt the nation's energy policy away from oil drilling and toward efficiency and cleaner sources of energy. This week their pledge will be put to the test. As the House starts debate on... ...
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Pros and cons of coal and renewable fuels 27.7.2007 Indian Country Today: Top Stories
WASHINGTON - At about the same time the United States has seemed to reach a consensus that global warming is a human phenomenon that has to be confronted, the realization has also settled in that even
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Renewable energy could 'rape' nature 25.7.2007 New Scientist: News
Increasing use of solar, wind and biomass energy will use up vast amounts of land - nuclear power is a better option, argues a noted biologist
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India built biogas plant completed in Myanmar 25.7.2007 New Kerala: World News
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Congress Stymied on Global Warming Bills 25.7.2007 Truthout.com
Frank Davies reports in The San Jose Mercury News that although there is fervor to do something about global warming, the US Senate has yet to take action on key global warming bills.
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Electricity from waste 16.7.2007 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Researchers in Grand Forks say they've developed a new process for turning waste to energy. A pilot project at a Grand Forks business is making electricity from wood scraps.
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Southern Republicans, Utilities Resist Cleaner Renewables 14.7.2007 Common Dreams: Headlines
WASHINGTON — Six of the nation’s 10 largest sources of carbon dioxide emissions are coal-fired power plants in the South, but year after year Southern lawmakers balk at pushing utilities toward cleaner renewable energy. Last month, Republican senators from the South provided about half the votes that defeated federal legislation to require power companies to get [...]
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Southern Utilities Resist Renewables 14.7.2007 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Six of the nation's 10 largest sources of carbon dioxide emissions are coal-fired power plants in the South, but year after year Southern lawmakers balk at pushing utilities toward cleaner renewable energy....
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Honeywell helps housing agency go green 2.7.2007 Star Tribune: Business
In a bid to cut energy costs for the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority, Honeywell is looking at "biomass thermal" technology as a heating source.
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World Briefing | Europe: Sweden: Renewable Booze 30.6.2007 NY Times: Europe
Almost all of the 185,000 gallons of alcohol seized from smugglers trying to sneak beer, wine and liquor into Sweden last year was turned into alternative fuel.
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Smugglers in Sweden fuel biogas industry 30.6.2007 International Herald Tribune: Business
Almost all of the 185,000 gallons of smuggled alcohol seized by the customs service last year was turned into alternative fuel and used to power buses, trucks and a biogas train.
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Buring questions about recycling in St. Paul 28.6.2007 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
A dispute over energy is building in St. Paul. A company that city officials consider one of the best employers in town says it needs to build a new power plant. But a vocal group of people who live nearby is raising concerns about the environmental and health impact of a power plant in their neighborhood.
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Wood-powered Morris businesses 25.6.2007 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
You've probably heard about some of the major efforts in our region to use biomass for energy. But not all biomass projects are industrial sized, some of them are on a small scale.
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Sweden: Going Green 23.6.2007 Common Dreams: Headlines
VAXJO, Sweden - In the cool forest region of southern Sweden, the city of Vaxjo has turned off the heating oil, even on the darkest, snowbound days of winter. Coal, too, is gone and next on the fossil fuel hit list is petrol. In the underground car park of the local government offices there are [...]
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Powerful Interest Groups Complicate Swift Action on Energy 20.6.2007 Truthout.com
Three powerful lobbying forces - automakers, electric utilities and the coal industry - are confounding Democrats' efforts to forge a less-polluting energy policy.
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Biomass plant slated on Morris campus 19.6.2007 Post-Bulletin: Local News
MORRIS, Minn. -- A biomass burning plant will be built on the University of Minnesota's Morris campus now that the Board of Regents has approved construction. Lowell Rasmussen, the associate vice chancellor for physical plant and pla
Automakers, Utilities, Coal Industry Blocking Pollution Legislation 19.6.2007 Tompaine.com
http://www.enn.com/todays-news/12982
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