Energy & Fuel

Koch-Owned Group May Have Misled In Georgia Solar Energy Fight

"ATLANTA -- A political group founded by billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch wants Georgia's utility regulators to reject a plan requiring Southern Co. to buy more solar energy, but an Associated Press review ahead of a vote on the issue finds that it has used misleading figures to build its case."

Source: AP, 07/09/2013

"Keystone XL Pipeline: Deciding Without Data"

OAKLAND, Calif. -- The U.S. State Department is in the process of deciding whether the proposed Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline would be in the U.S. national interest, but the determination is being made without Keystone XL’s digital GIS data, such as the longitude and latitude of milepost markers, waterbody crossings and the centerline route."

Source: ENS, 07/09/2013

BLM Advances Major Wyo.-to-Nev. Project as Admin Pushes Renewables

"The Bureau of Land Management today released the draft environmental review of a Wyoming-to-Nevada transmission line project that would allow wind-generated electricity in Wyoming to power homes as far away as California and could play a major role in meeting aggressive renewable energy goals outlined last week in President Obama's climate change strategy."

Source: Greenwire, 07/08/2013


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