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NRC Renews New Jersey Nuclear Plant's License For 20 Years

AP | By WAYNE PARRY | Posted 09.19.2011 | Green

-- Nuclear power will continue to play a major role in New Jersey's energy future for decades to come. Federal regulators on Wednesday renewed the o...

Blistering Heat Wave Stressing Nation's Power Grid

AP | By JONATHAN FAHEY | Posted 09.19.2011 | Green

NEW YORK -- A lengthy, blistering heat wave that is blanketing the eastern half of the United States is putting significant stress on the nation's pow...

Gulf Oil Spill Claims Fund Will Be Audited To Speed Up Process

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 09.19.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — An independent audit will be performed on the $20 billion fund set up to compensate victims of last year's BP oil spill in the Gulf...

Clinton Pushes For Clean Stove Initiative

AP | By MATTHEW LEE | Posted 09.19.2011 | Green

CHENNAI, India -- U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is putting her diplomatic and personal influence behind a campaign to reduce the near...

Watch: Heat Wave Smothers Much of U.S.

Posted 09.19.2011 | Green

The heat-wave that has gripped much of the central United States is headed east and, meteorologists say it is only going to get worse. And they ar...

'Green News Report' - July 19, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.18.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Another ...

The Great Downsizing Debate Continues

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 09.18.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

What is an appropriate number of square feet per person to live comfortably yet sustainably?

Vick Brings Anti-Dogfighting Message To Congress

AP | Posted 09.18.2011 | Sports

WASHINGTON — Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick brought his anti-dogfighting message to Congress on Tuesday, backing legislation that ...

Velomobile Burns Calories Not Gas, Secure Like a Car (VIDEO)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 09.17.2011 | Green
Kirsten Dirksen

The smallest car-looking vehicle on the streets of New Jersey.

Threatened Snow Leopards Found In Afghanistan

AP | DENIS D. GRAY | Posted 09.13.2011 | Green

BANGKOK — A healthy population of snow leopards, elusive big cats threatened across their homes in the mountain ranges of Central Asia, has been...

Redskins Plan To Install Thousands Of Solar Panels At Stadium

Posted 09.12.2011 | Green

With the NFL lockout still in full-swing, free agency, training camp schedules, and a host of other factors are on hold. As negotiations continue t...

Missouri River Flooding Alert Lifted By Nebraska Nuclear Plant

AP | Posted 09.12.2011 | Green

BROWNVILLE, Neb. -- An alert issued at a southeast Nebraska nuclear power plant as rising floodwaters from the bloated Missouri River threatened its p...

EPA Says All Texas Plants With Permits Violating Act Have Applied For New Paperwork

AP | By RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI | Posted 09.11.2011 | Green

HOUSTON -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says all 136 Texas plants and refineries operating with permits that violated the Clean Air Act ha...

Do Americans Really Have to Choose between Health and Energy?

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 09.10.2011 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

As a member of the Mom's Clean Air Force, this is the second hearing that I have monitored to see where our elected officials are coming down on the issue of supporting non-toxic air.

New Mexico Fire Tag

Shan Wells | Posted 09.07.2011 | Denver
Shan Wells


Pair Of Senators Propose Immediate End To Ethanol Tax Credit

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 09.06.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Two senators from ethanol-producing states proposed Thursday to immediately end a tax credit for the corn-based fuel and agreeing t...

EPA Cracks Down On Power Plants, Air Pollution Downwind

AP | DINA CAPPIELLO | Posted 09.06.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency is clamping down on power plant pollution in 27 states that contributes to unhealthy air downwi...

7 Insane Videos Of The Arizona Dust Storm

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.05.2011 | Green

When an incredible wall of sand and dust began wafting through Arizona, folks from Phoenix and other towns standing in the disaster's inevitable path ...

Pondering Artifacts of Displacement in the Sustainable City

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 09.04.2011 | Green
Charles R. Wolfe

If our cities must be dense to be competitive and sustainable, we must also look with care to the potential displacement of uses, institutions or traditions -- not to mention the artifacts we will leave behind.

Exxon Pipeline Leaks Oil Into Yellowstone River (VIDEO)

Posted 09.04.2011 | Green

Emergency clean-up crews are working hard after an ExxonMobil pipeline ruptured over the weekend, spilling more than 1,000 barrels into Montana's Yell...

The Lifecycle of a T-shirt

Mattias Wallander | Posted 08.30.2011 | Green
Mattias Wallander

Do you ever stop and think about what the impact of a t-shirt is on the planet? You'd probably be surprised to learn what's involved in the lifecycle of just one t-shirt.

Space Saving Furniture That Transforms One Room Into Two or Three (VIDEO)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 08.30.2011 | Style
Kirsten Dirksen

At a time when many of us -- due to finances, the environment or increasing urbanization -- are trying to put our homes on a diet, there's one obvious place to cut: our bedrooms.

'Make Or Break' Day For Los Alamos Fire

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA and SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN | Posted 08.28.2011 | Green

LOS ALAMOS, New Mexico (AP) -- Fire managers say it's a "make or break day" Tuesday for ensuring flames from a wildfire don't race into a northern New...

Exploring the Immediacy of the In-Between Place

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 08.27.2011 | Arts
Charles R. Wolfe

The archaeology of today's urban regions need not be excavation-based. One trick allows the illusion of memory through photographic tools.

Eco Etiquette: Is Genetically Modified Food Linked To Kids' Food Allergies?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 08.22.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

The federal government has no problem slapping graphic warning labels on a pack of cigarettes; yet when it comes to something that affects all of us -- the food we eat every day -- we're left playing Russian roulette.