In the midst of the domestic energy boom, livestock on farms near oil-and-gas drilling operations nationwide have been quietly falling sick and dying. While scientists have yet to isolate cause and effect, many suspect chemicals used in drilling and hydrofracking (or “fracking”) operations are poisoning animals through the air, water, or soil.>> Read More
Half Moon Ventures, a Chicago-based developer of solar and wind energy products, unveiled a rooftop solar installation the size of two pro football fields at i.Park Hudson, an office/industrial park in Yonkers, N.Y.
The solar project is expected to produce 1.2 million kilowatt hours of electricity a year, enough to power more than 120 homes and equivalent in reducing air pollution to taking 160 cars off the road.>> Read More
Power plants subject to a regional cap-and-trade program in the northeastern U.S. known as the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) reduced their carbon dioxide emissions by an average of 23 percent during the first three years of the program, the…>> Read More
(Springfield, MO) — Governor Jay Nixon says it's time to expand our options for power in the Show-Me State. A second nuclear power generating plant at the Ameren Missouri site in Callaway County is back on the front burner at the State Capitol.>> Read More
(Springfield, MO) — The City of Springfield is about to start a second project to improve water drainage in Sequiota Park area of Galloway Village in southeast Springfield.>> Read More
Following a years of field and lab testing, New York electric, gas and steam utility Con Edison has approved a new earth-friendly product for exclusive daily use. Officials for GreenPatch, which replaces conventional petroleum-based cold asphalt patching materials, said their repair product will be used throughout New York City and Westchester County>> Read More