Topic: Sierra Club
Hilton Kelley balances fighting air pollution with job creation and talking with chemical and oil companies in Port Arthur, Texas.
04/18/2011 09:29 am
Solar power: The state supreme court said it would not review the Sierra Club's complaint against the Calico Solar Project -- one of a string of lawsuits accusing solar power plant projects across the largest U.S. state of harming the environment.
04/15/2011 12:37 pm
Tennessee Valley Authority says it will phase out 18 older coal-fired generators at three power plants by 2020. Natural-gas and biomass units will replace the coal power as part of a TVA settlement over clean-air violations.
04/14/2011 07:41 pm
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation requiring California utilities to obtain 33 percent of their electricity from renewable energy sources by 2020.
04/13/2011 07:52 pm
Garden writers recommend more of the books that really impressed them in the past year.
03/30/2011 08:45 am
In addition to sinking $1 billion into the failed "virtual fence," the US government has spent $2.6 billion for 650 miles of solid border. This wall doesn’t deter people – but it does defy the laws that protect the land.
02/27/2011 08:30 pm
Tax deductions for charitable giving mean the rich can fund their pet causes while the government loses vital tax revenue. This loophole effectively takes the public good out of the hands of voter-elected representatives and subjects it to the whims of wealthy donors.
01/24/2011 03:03 pm
A former White House speechwriter tells what goes into drafting the State of the Union address and how the annual message to Congress has changed since the days of quill pens.
01/24/2011 10:05 am
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An expiring tax credit is pushing homeowners to boost energy efficiency. Can it work for you?
10/18/2010 01:07 pm