User: flenvcenter Topic: Energy-Regional
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Last updated: May 27 2015 02:37 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Modi vows cleaner India, but no clear path to get there 26.5.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
NEW DELHI (AP) — Four months after becoming prime minister, Narendra Modi stunned Indians by picking up a crude straw broom and, holding it like a dance partner, gently sweeping at a small pile of green leaves on a New Delhi street.
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John Podesta: Legacy maker 25.5.2015 High Country News Most Recent
This Washington insider’s ‘hidden hand’ has guided the environmental achievements of presidents for two decades.
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A cleaner coal 24.5.2015 Steamboat Pilot
A piece of Routt County’s coal industry is undergoing a major addition. Parts were trucked into the Hayden Station power plant, and it took more than a month to assemble a massive crane, the top of which is higher than the largest smoke stack. A state environmental official says new emissions controls at Colorado’s power plants will both reduce haze and improve public health. Michael Silverstein, with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, helped negotiate the plan with the state’s power plants aimed at reducing regional haze. “It was designed to be measurable by the human eye,” Silverstein said. Silverstein said Hayden Station was a “very key facility” during negotiations of the regional haze plan because of its proximity to national parks and wilderness areas. Craig Station, which generates 1,303 megawatts of electricity, was also part of the plan. Silverstein said the emissions controls will reduce both nitrogen oxide and sulphur dioxide, the two pollutants that contribute the most ...
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UN climate chief says technology has changed carbon politics 7.5.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Technological advances that have reduced prices and improved efficiency of renewable energy have helped transform the politics around climate change since 2009 when an attempt to forge a global deal on reducing greenhouse gas emissions failed, the U.
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Wadhwa: Tesla's Powerwall is latest step toward clean-energy future 2.5.2015 Denver Post: Opinion
Most people are skeptical that we're heading into a clean-energy future. They find it hard to believe that solar energy is fewer than 14 years away from meeting 100 percent of today's energy needs.
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Guest Commentary: Innovative hydropower for the 21st century 1.5.2015 Denver Post: Opinion
Hydropower is the oldest form of renewable energy in the United States and, despite the rapid growth of wind and solar power, it remains the largest source of renewable energy today.
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9 metro Denver solar gardens rooted, another 10 start to sprout 26.4.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
Asolar garden building boom is sweeping the Denver area, with nine gardens already built and 10 more under development.
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Legislators reach out to 'rural Colorado' after landslide to the right 26.4.2015 Denver Post: Local
If Democrats don't mend fences out here amid the sprawling fields and crowded cattle barns of Colorado's Eastern Plains, their hopes for the 2016 presidential race and U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet's re-election could be swept away in the withering high prairie ...
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LPEA board candidates stake positions 21.4.2015 Durango Herald
The election to fill four seats on the La Plata Electric Association board of directors this year finds a full slate of candidates – an incumbent and a challenger in three districts and two first-timers in a fourth district in which the incumbent retired.LPEA members elect one board member annually from each...
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Colorado's big coal-burning utilities take a turn to renewable energy 12.4.2015 Denver Post: Business
Most of the electricity produced in Colorado still comes from burning coal, but even the state's two largest coal burners are adding more renewable ...
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Chris Kennedy files to run for Rep. Max Tyler's Jeffco House seat 3.4.2015 Denver Post: All Political News
Democrat Chris Kennedy is running in House District 23 in Jefferson County.Chris Kennedy, who knows all things Jeffco, has filed to run for the House seat now held by a fellow Democrat, Rep.
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Community Ag Alliance: Talking Green program excels 3.4.2015 Steamboat Pilot
Yampa Valley Sustainability Council is lining up a stellar calendar of events for this adult educational series that occurs on the fourth Tuesday of the month at various locations throughout town. Since 2007, the Talking Green program has brought a wide range of speakers under the sustainability umbrella, and this year stands to be the best year in its history. The next three months will kick off Talking Green’s spring season with an agriculture-focused bang. Starting April 28 at Olympian Hall, Virginia Till, of the Environmental Protection Agency, will present the government agency’s stance on food waste during a discussion on “Feeding People not Landfills." Till, who has been labeled as “Recycle Rita” in EPA Region 8, will speak to preventing food waste before it’s created, donating fresh wholesome food to those in need, feeding safe, fresh food scraps to farm animals, rendering fats, oils, and grease into biofuel and turning food waste into soil amendments and renewable energy. On May 26 (location to ...
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State may change billing 28.3.2015 Denver Post: Business
"Performance-based rates" best for new technology, efficiency
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Best: Assessing our rapidly changing world of energy 28.3.2015 Denver Post: Opinion
Stanford University's Sally Benson long ago became involved with research about carbon capture and storage.
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Senate approves Bennet’s bill 27.3.2015 Durango Herald
U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., introduced legislation Thursday to make fighting climate change a higher priority. The Senate approved the amendment 53-47 on Thursday night. Bennet is offering the amendment to the Senate’s budget proposal along with three other Democratic senators.“Colorado can’t wait...
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Renewable energy isn't boosting electric bills study contends 23.3.2015 Denver Post: Business
Renewable energy is seen as the culprit behind higher electricity bills by Colorado Republican lawmakers, but a new study contends it just ain't ...
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Growing into a new era of solar in Colorado 22.3.2015 Denver Post: Business
A solar array is going up on a roof of a home or business in the U.S. every four minutes — by one estimate — but getting them hooked up to the grid can take a lot ...
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Does Obama’s order on climate overlook a major source of greenhouse gases? 21.3.2015 High Country News Most Recent
Energy extracted from federal lands accounts for nearly one-quarter of all energy-related emissions.
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Solar plane leaves India for next stop in Myanmar 19.3.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A solar-powered plane landed in Myanmar on Thursday night, the third leg of a round-the-world trip aimed at highlighting clean energy.
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Governor Kitzhaber’s fall from grace 16.3.2015 Current Issue
The peculiar and spectacular undoing of Oregon’s top official.
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