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Duquesne forms Research Institute for Energy and the Environment

Citing the Marcellus Shale gas industry, as well wind and nuclear energy developments, Duquesne University in Pittsburgh has formed a Res

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Shareholders Pushing Companies Over Environmental Issues

The number of shareholders filing resolutions with corporations concerning the environment is on the rise. It shows investors are taking a bigger interest in their portfolio's climate and energy strategies, though the motivation isn't always to save the planet.

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President Promotes Clean Energy and New Technology in State of the Union

President Obama dedicated four minutes of the hour-long State of the Union address to energy and the environment.

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Research Focuses on Trans Technologies in Morgantown

A research team is looking at technologies to help reduce CO2 emissions and protect the environment.

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Utilities Testing Fuel Cells to Generate Electricity

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is looking into funding projects in Allegheny and Westmoreland Counties that woul

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Nature Conservancy Aims to Change State's Land Permit Process

A new report out this week from the Nature Conservancy tries to peer into the future of Pennsylvania's landscape as a transformation

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Energy Legislation Breeding Bipartisanship?

Members of Congress from fossil fuel states want to stop the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating greenhouse gases.

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Geothermal Growing And Wind Power Gets Boost

Geothermal power plants turn heat from under the Earth into electricity. It's a way of making power with practically no pollution.

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News Analysis: Clean Coal

As oil and natural gas prices soar, coal has come back on the scene as a 'go to' fuel.

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News Analysis: Mercury Emissions Update

Plans to control mercury emissions continue to be a hot topic in Pennsylvania.

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