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Archive: April 25, 2010 - May 1, 2010

Pentagon approves Oregon wind farm

The Pentagon has withdrawn its objection to what promises to be world's largest wind farm, allowing for construction to move ahead on the Shepherds Flat project in Oregon.

By Juliet Eilperin | April 30, 2010; 1:25 PM ET | Comments (8)

Department of Commerce Releases Data on Emissions, "Green Economy"

The U.S. Department of Commerce has released two new studies designed to inform policy decisions on climate change -- one that shows greenhouse gas emissions broken down among major sources, and another that aims to estimate the size of the country's "green economy."

By David A. Fahrenthold | April 30, 2010; 7:05 AM ET | Comments (7)

Military folks, environmentalists call for climate bravery

With climate legislation stalled in the Senate, an array of groups called Thursday for lawmakers to settle their differences and get moving.

By Juliet Eilperin | April 29, 2010; 4:00 PM ET | Comments (1)

Conservatives send FOIA request for Senate climate bill

The American Energy Alliance -- an affiliate of a conservative think tank partly funded by the energy industry -- wants a peek at the bill written by Sens. John Kerry, Lindsey O. Graham and Joseph I. Lieberman.

By Juliet Eilperin | April 29, 2010; 6:00 AM ET | Comments (1)

Senate climate bill undergoes EPA analysis

While it remains unclear whether Sen. Lindsey Graham will rejoin the effort to pass bipartisan climate legislation, Sens. John Kerry and Joseph I. Lieberman have sent the bill to undergo an analysis by the Environmental Protection Agency, sources say.

By Juliet Eilperin | April 28, 2010; 1:12 PM ET | Comments (2)

Salazar approves nation's first offshore wind farm

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Wednesday he has approved the first offshore wind farm in the United States, a move that ends a nearly-decade long, mammoth political battle and could pave the way for significant offshore wind development along the East Coast.

By Juliet Eilperin | April 28, 2010; 12:20 PM ET | Comments (38)

Salazar to approve Cape Wind development

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will approve the construction of a major wind farm off Nantucket, Mass., ending a nearly decade-long political feud and possibly opening the way for significant offshore wind development along the East Coast.

By Juliet Eilperin | April 28, 2010; 11:15 AM ET | Comments (21)

EPA issues new climate report

The Environmental Protection Agency issued a new report Tuesday examining 24 key indicators of global warming's effects on U.S. citizens.

By Juliet Eilperin | April 27, 2010; 2:12 PM ET | Comments (18)

Graham drama continues

The current state of the compromise climate bill depends on which author is talking--Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.), Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) ot Joseph I. Lieberman (I-Conn.).

By Juliet Eilperin | April 26, 2010; 7:38 PM ET | Comments (0)

 
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