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US Interior Department Fails to Deliver Clean Energy

Opening new areas to coal mining in Wyoming flies in the face of efforts to shift the US to clean energy.

Pavegen Steps Ahead

We all know that walking is one of the most, if not the most, environmentally friendly means of transportation.  What if you could help power the world around you just by walking?  If you are picturing yourself like a hamster on a wheel you’ve got the wrong idea.

Beer Brewing Bonus: Biofuel

If you’ve been searching for an environmentally friendly excuse to head to the pub for a pint, a group of scientists from Cornell University may be able to help.  The scientists looked at over 400,000 gene sequences from brewery wastewater.  Uncovered, were the genes of the microbes best suited to converting the wastewater into biofuel.

EPA Moves to Protect Public Health from Toxins

After years of delay, the federal agency is moving to implement Clean Air Act amendments first passed in 1990.

You Can’t Drill a Way to Cheap Gas

Increased oil drilling in the US will never make us energy independent, and won't lower the price of gas anytime soon.

Countries Shelve Nuclear Plans in Wake of Accident

Germany and Switzerland are suspending plans for nuclear plants, while other countries consider similar actions.

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