World’s First Carbon Capture and Storage Project in Basalt Begins in USA

October 27, 2010 by  
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Washington state’s Department of Ecology has just granted the permit for the world’s first pilot test of carbon capture and sequestration in continental flood basalt near a paper mill in Wallula. With the permit approved, the Wallula pilot will start injecting 1,000 tons of CO 2 into a 4,000-foot well at Wallula, Washington, by January. It will take about two weeks.

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Passive Solar Glass Roofing Tiles

October 25, 2010 by  
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Interested in re-roofing your house? Or building a home and wondering what roofing system to go with? Check this out… Swedish company SolTech Energy has developed some cool-looking, award-winning solar glass roofing tiles.

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Paint Stewardship Law Passes in California

October 4, 2010 by  
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Last week, Gov. Schwarzenegger signed into law AB 1343 – also known as the paint recovery act – making California the second state in the nation to adopt this type of stewardship legislation. Modeled after Oregon’s paint recycling..

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Major Retailers Join NRDC to Clean Up Textile Industry

October 4, 2010 by  
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“People say you can tell the latest color trends in fashion by looking at the shade of the rivers in China,” writes Frances Beinecke, president of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).

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White House Shells Out $452 Million in Green Retrofits

April 22, 2010 by  
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In celebration of Earth Day the White House promised $452 Million in eco-retrofits for homes in 25 communities across the US as part of the all-new “Retrofit Ramp Up” program. Vice President Joe Biden announced the effort as the first part of his 5 days of Earth Day tour. He expects program to “ramp up” energy efficiency in US homes, create green collar jobs, and save Americans millions in utility bills.

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High-Speed Rail for the US, Finally!

January 28, 2010 by  
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Well, it has been a long time coming, but the US is finally putting some money into high-speed rail ( HSR )! Obama put a strong focus on this in his State of the Union speech last night — “From the first railroads to the interstate highway system, our nation has always been built to compete. There’s no reason Europe or China should have the fastest trains…

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