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Secretary of Energy Announces Nearly $24 Million in Grants for Carbon Sequestration Research

Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Samuel W Bodman today announced the selection of nine projects totaling nearly $24 million aimed at developing novel and cost-effective technologies to capture the carbon dioxide (CO2) produced in coal-fired power plants so that it can be safely and permanently sequestered.


DOE Kicks Off National "Change a Light, Change the World" Campaign

US Department of Energy (DOE) Assistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs Karen A Harbert today joined Georgia Power President and CEO Mike Garrett to kick off the seventh annual ENERGY STAR National "Change a Light, Change the World" campaign at Georgia Power headquarters.


American Chemical Society Calls Green Chemistry Bill a 'Smart Step'

The American Chemical Society (ACS) today praised House passage of legislation that will improve federal coordination, dissemination and investment in green chemistry research and development (R&D).


UK and California Agree to Collaborate on Climate Change and Clean Energy

Recognizing the immediate need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate the adverse consequences of climate change, Gov Arnold Schwarzenegger and British Prime Minister Tony Blair signed a groundbreaking agreement today to become partners and act aggressively to address climate change and promote energy diversity.


Environmentally-friendly Computers Hit the Market

More than 60 desktop computers, laptops, and monitors from three manufacturers were recognized today as part of a U.


EPA Improves Standards for Recycling of Cathode Ray Tubes

EPA is streamlining the federal hazardous waste management requirements for cathode ray tubes and CRT glass destined for recycling.


Glory Mission to Include Cloud Cameras to Monitor Global Environmental Changes

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp will design and build two cloud cameras for the Glory mission under contract to NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.


Illinois Global Warming Pollution Up Steeply Since 1990

Carbon dioxide emissions from Illinois sources jumped 32.



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