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Mimicking Mother Nature: PA Company Turns Algae Into Energy

Algae-based fuels are now worth some green. Since the "Fiscal Cliff" legislation passed this year, algae’s qualified for a tax credit as a raw material to make fuel. One company in Montgomery County in Eastern Pennsylvania is revving up for production of an algae to energy project.

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The Allegheny Front Rewind: Interview at GTECH

To celebrate The Allegheny Front's 20th anniversary, we've been looking back at some of the people, organizations and issues covered on t

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Talking Sunflowers with GTECH

CEO and co-founder of GTECH Strategies, Andrew Butcher, talks about how summer's happiest blooms, sunflowers, have played a practica

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Critics Question Renewable Fuel at Ohio Electric Plant

As electric utilities scramble to reduce pollution and meet new state renewable energy regulations, one Ohio company has decided to scrap

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Deep-Fried Road Trip

For many people, the summer road trip includes trips to the beach, and of course, frequent stops to the gas station.

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Ethanol: Running the Well Dry?

Two main ingredients needed to make ethanol are corn and water.

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Corn Ethanol: Higher Food Prices

Some people are warning there are hidden costs to the drive for ethanol.

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Corn Ethanol: More Water Pollution

Government-funded programs that pay for conservation on farmland have done a lot to improve the environment over the past twenty years.

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Corn Ethanol: Study Says More Smog

New research out of Stanford University says ethanol-based fuels might not be any better for the environment than gasoline.

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