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renewable energy

Stimulus Funds Give Steam a Boost

Steam plants haven't been en vogue since Thomas Edison's day.

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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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Clean Coal to Use More Water?

Government researchers say more water will be needed for power plants in the future. Mark Brush reports.

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Push for New 'Green Collar' Jobs

A new employment program is tying the need low-income people have for good-paying work to the imperative of meeting the nation's gro

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Guidelines for Windmills

A new study says more planning and guidelines are needed to put wind energy farms in the right places.

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Using Energy More Efficiently

More and mores states are establishing a renewable energy standard for their electric utilities.

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Ethanol Production Drives Up Food Prices

There are new questions about how much grain it will take to supply all the ethanol plants being built around the U.S.

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Study Says Presque Isle Wind Turbine Safe for Wildlife

The state says a recently completed, 2 year long study, finds a wind turbine on Lake Erie's Presque Isle is not harmful to the bird

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State of Green Jobs and Business

Two reports this week evaluate the world of green business and the jobs they provide. These surveys offer up a mixed bag of assessments.

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Back to the Future: Interest in Hydropower Surges On The Three Rivers

Americans have been harnessing moving water for electricity since the late 19th century.

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