Degraded landscapes can be returned to natural beauty and usefulness.
With competing bills in the House and Senate, Democrats struggle to agree on key climate and energy reforms.
The Obama administration is not releasing the location of coal ash storage sites in the US, even though they could be dangerous to those who live around them.
The Greener Gardens Act would give credits for replacing old lawn equipment with environmentally friendly models.
Stimulus spending this summer will be guided by Vice President Joe Biden's 'Roadmap to recovery,' which he presented to the president Monday.
Lawmakers craft a bill that will move the US to a far cleaner energy policy.
The compromise measure would mandate reductions in greenhouse-gas emissions and require greater use of renewable energy. The Senate could be a major stumbling block.