In the past two years, Tennessee has become 17th in the nation for its solar-power capability, driven by a mix of federal, state and local incentives and a premium price paid by the Tennessee Valley Authority as a way to increase its renewable energy mix.
A recent EPA assessment found that Illinois has the fourth-highest need in the country for drinking water infrastructure improvements and the sixth-highest in the need for wastewater infrastructure improvements.
The resistance is forcing state and local governments that have embraced wind, with strong Obama administration backing, to pay closer attention to where wind farms are located and how they impact surroundings.
Source: Wall Street Journal | Wyoming |
October 12, 2012
New tests of water surrounding natural-gas-drilling sites near Pavillion, Wyo., have turned up results that are "generally consistent" with earlier findings showing a link between contamination and hydraulic fracturing.
Source: AP/Casper Tribune | Wyoming |
October 10, 2012
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar authorized what he described as potentially the largest wind energy project in the United States, if not the world: A Wyo Tming wind farm with up to 1,000 turbines that would provide electricity to some 1 million homes.
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