Friday, August 14, 2015

DOE Selects 16 Transformational Carbon Capture Technologies Projects for Funding

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<> DOE Selects 16 Transformational Carbon Capture Technologies Projects for Funding - The program funds development and testing of transformational carbon dioxide (CO2) capture systems for new and existing coal-based power plants -- research is expected to help overcome limitations of singular, standard gas treatment systems, such as those based on solvents, sorbents, or membranes alone.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Highly Critical Memos Show Need to Slam the Brakes on WOTUS

<> Highly Critical Memos Show Need to Slam the Brakes on WOTUS As the Aug. 28 implementation date approaches for the U.S. EPA's final rule on the "Waters of the U.S.," the National Corn Growers Association has demanded the EPA postpone implementing its controversial rule and strongly supports congressional efforts to rescind the rule.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

NREL Report Examines Energy Use in Cities and Proposes Next Steps for Energy Innovation

<> NREL Report Examines Energy Use in Cities and Proposes Next Steps for Energy Innovation - What U.S. cities are doing to reduce their energy use is outlined in a new report from the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) that sets the stage for broader discussion and analysis.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Energy Department Reports Highlight Trends of Growing U.S. Wind Energy Industry

<> Energy Department Reports Highlight Trends of Growing U.S. Wind Energy Industry - According to two reports released today by the Energy Department, the U.S. wind energy industry continued growing at an impressive rate in 2014, further solidifying America's position as a global leader in wind energy.

Monday, August 10, 2015

President Signs H.R. 212, the "Drinking Water Protection Act"

<> President Signs H.R. 212, the "Drinking Water Protection Act" -- The act amends the Safe Drinking Water Act to provide for the assessment and management of the risk of algal toxins in drinking water