Energy & Industry
Michael Robinson wants to lease some of his less-productive farmland for solar development, but a California law designed to protect the state's soil may make that impossible.
Renewable energy developers have long relied on selling to California, but recent changes make it harder for outsiders to access the market.
Environmentalists have been too busy squabbling over proposed solar plants to pay much attention to one of the most promising sites: Gila Bend, Ariz.
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Canadian farmer Gary Lewis, fed up with the failures of synthetic fertilizer, has invented a system called Bio-Agtive Emissions Technology, a tractor add-on that recycles diesel emissions into fertilizer.
The conservative, golf-playing retirees of Queen Valley, Ariz., are determined to stop a giant copper mine.
So-called "grass-roots" opposition to wind may be centrally organized by powerful conservative think tanks and funded by oil and gas
Eastern Colorado’s Pawnee Buttes have witnessed so many historical changes that they’re likely to survive the current energy-development boom.
North Dakota's Three Affiliated Tribes have long wanted a stake in the state's occasional oil booms, but the size, scope and speed of the Bakken development caught them completely unprepared.
As his retirement looms, Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., pushes a "clean energy" bill, one that broadens the energy mix beyond traditional "renewable" sources.
In North Dakota, the Three Affiliated Tribes are trying to cope with both the benefits and the unexpected problems brought by the Bakken oil rush.
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