"Smart grids" are packages of technologies and services that allow two-way communication between homes and utilities, as well as between various parts of regional power distribution systems.
On Dec. 2, the US Supreme Court heard arguments in a case that could decide whether the Clean Water Act (CWA) allows EPA to weigh costs and benefits when determining the best technology available for the cooling water intake structures at existing power plants.
Even before the Nov. 4, 2008, presidential election happens, various groups are beginning to draft or post ambitious environment-related agendas for the next administration to follow... should it wish to.
As roller-coaster gas prices continue to make the news, your audience will likely be interested in the latest fuel economy stats, released Oct. 15, 2008, by EPA and DOE.
In the waning months of the Bush administration, the push for nuclear energy continues.
As many experts have predicted, global warming won't occur uniformly, in time or space.
A Congressional move to stop uranium mining around the Grand Canyon has led the BLM to propose removing the rules that allowed the Congressional action.
Energy issues and policy north of the US border are heating up in intriguing ways, with potentially significant effects throughout North America.
The results of a 6-year study of more than 150 contaminants in representative western US national parks are expected to be released shortly.
In the past year or so, all things "green" have become a hot fad. Sorting through green claims remains a difficult task.