Panel Recommends New Drilling Oversight Agency, Big Oil Should Pay the Bill

An investigative panel into the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill is recommending the establishment of a new agency to help police deepwater drilling safety issues. With tight budgets already limiting spending, the government will probably not be willing to foot the bill. The panel indicated that the oil...

Farmers in Rural Nicaragua Will Benefit from New Solar Projects

Modern technology developed and used in industrialized nations will soon find a home in some of the poorest and most remote areas in the Western Hemisphere. Almost 4,000 peasant farmers in northwestern Nicaragua will have access to solar powered energy with help from the Central American Bank for Economic...

Slowdown in Wind Investments Costs Jobs in Minnesota

While Asian nations are reporting record investments in offshore wind farms, the United States is seeing a slump in installations. A report last week from the American Wind Energy Association showed the industry added just 395 megawatts of wind-powered energy capacity during the third quarter of 2010, making...

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