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4 years 1 month ago

Colorado solar company powering National Guard

A solar power array is now generating electricity at the Colorado Army National Guard's readiness center in Grand Junction. The guard says it provides enough power to offset 450,000 pounds of carbon emissions. The 172-kilowatt system was installed by Bella Energy. Bella is based in Louisville, Colorado.

4 years 3 months ago

Obama threatens veto over greenhouse gases

The White House has issued a veto threat against a Republican-led effort to block Environmental Protection Agency regulations on the levels of greenhouse gases that power plants and factories can release into the air. The veto threat comes two days before the Senate votes on a measure that would...

4 years 6 months ago

Researchers get grant to study biofuel emissions

Two Colorado State University associate professors have received a $325,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to study emissions produced from algae as a biofuel. Anthony Marchese and Azer Yalin are both associate professors in mechanical engineering. The two are working with Jeff Collett in CSU's atmospheric chemistry department...

4 years 9 months ago

EPA: Greenhouse gases endanger human health

Officials tell The Associated Press that the Environmental Protection Agency has concluded greenhouse gases are endangering people's health and must be regulated. The EPA will announced its findings at a news conference Monday. The announcement is timed to boost the Obama administration's arguments at an international climate conference -...

4 years 11 months ago

Government moves to curb greenhouse gas emissions

Proposed regulations would require power plants, factories and refineries to reduce greenhouse gases by installing the best available technology and improving energy efficiency whenever a facility is significantly changed or built. The Environmental Protection Agency proposal announced Wednesday applies to any industrial plant that emits at least 25,000 tons...

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