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Local governments can't wait on climate change

...and future taxpayer dollars in the process. When the Ketchikan Gateway Borough used pool covers to reduce heat loss and used biofuels to operate the Ketchikan International Airport, petroleum dependency was reduced and taxpayer money was saved. When the City...

...years now," said Nathanael Greene, a biofuels expert at the Natural Resources Defense...some drastic side effects.Cellulosic biofuels, meanwhile, are made from grass, municipal...year will be the fourth in a row the biofuels industry failed by large margins to meet...
State of the Union: Obama vows to use powers

...and a proposed tax credit to promote the adoption of cars that can run on cleaner fuels, such as hydrogen, natural gas or biofuels.The president's go-it-alone strategy is in many ways an acknowledgment that he has failed to make good on two major...
Bill introduced to increase renewable fuel standard

...cellulosic ethanol producers that the U.S. is committed to making biofuels a centerpiece of the nation?s energy strategy for the long...process, making it possible to produce three times the volume of biofuels from the same quantity of biomass, said Rakesh Agrawal, Purdue...
Obama: Nation stronger, GOP should back his plans" that would use revenue from federal oil and gas leases to support development of clean energy technologies such as biofuels and natural gas- Doubling of renewable energy in the U.S. from wind, solar and geothermal sources by 2020.- Launching...
Obama to Congress: Kill oil industry's tax breaks

...because we're already drilling more," Obama said. He said his administration was trying to develop wind and solar power, biofuels and usher in more fuel-efficient vehicles to make the nation less dependent on oil. In the weekly Republican address, Rep...
Waisanen: Consensus-building skills important

...studied for years with little progress. We need to do more to develop renewable energy like wind, geothermal, hydro, and biofuels. These projects will provide good jobs and affordable energy for Alaskans Alaskan residents should have first priority for...


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