The Obama administration is taking a serious hit on their foray into supporting hybrid car maker Fisker Automotive. Per a report from the Associated Press, the president’s Energy Department admitted to losing the $139 million it loaned to the company. They sold part of the loan to another private investor, […]
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The EPA is planning to put forth new emissions standards which will potentially make generators more efficient and produce less toxic emissions like methanol. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is currently requesting public comment on the issue in order to make their final ruling. The upcoming decision to update generator emissions […]Read more ›
A Washington farmer recently got his crop of GMO-free alfalfa rejected by an overseas exporter due to issues of contamination. More specifically, test on the farmer’s crop samples showed that it was contaminated with small doses of Monsanto’s Roundup-resistant strain of alfalfa. Monsanto’s Roundup Ready variety works in combination with […]Read more ›
It seems every other week there are reports about how we as a nation are failing the environment. Between pollution and climate change, the way human beings regard nature is disappointing. However, there is a bright spot for a more optimistic future. Renewable energy continues to be a guiding force […]Read more ›
The ongoing crisis is Syria has been the main focus in Congress these past few weeks. However, since a resolution is in the works, other developments have been making its way towards legislation. A new bill that has bipartisan support is making its way through the Senate. The Energy Savings […]Read more ›
Hot on the heels of revelations that the USDA has quietly approved a new generation of genetically modified crops, the editors at Scientific American have penned an op-ed arguing against labeling GMOs in food. Their reasoning? “Instead of providing people with useful information, mandatory GMO labels would only intensify the […]Read more ›
This interactive map provides U.S. citizens with a quick at-a-glance map to see how their state performs in relation to the rest of the country. Who ranked #1 overall? None other than Kansas! Click around on the map below to see how your state ranked against the competition in the […]Read more ›