wind energy

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Bugs and Birds Go Boo! Halloween at the National Wildlife Federation

There’s a real bad bug going around the National Wildlife Federation’s headquarters, but it isn’t the flu. Amid candy, cupcakes and unsuspecting coworkers, NWF staff decked themselves out in their …

Alaska Wind Power Project Approved!

The state of Alaska has given the green light to a new 17.6 megawatt wind farm on Fire Island, located a few miles offshore of Anchorage. The long-debated project benefitted …

Salazar Announces Major Step Forward on Offshore Wind

Today, Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar joined Governor Lincoln Chafee and Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation for a press conference to announce a key step forward in the process to …

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North Carolina Farmers Add Wind to Crop, Harvest Economic Boom

Sprouting up among the wheat fields of northeastern North Carolina is a new cash crop: Wind-harvesting turbines.

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Climate Capsule: Turn Down the Heat

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: Wrong Pipeline, Wrong Oil Quote: Congressman Steny H. Hoyer Economic Story of the Week: Energy-Saving LEDs , Unstoppable Editorial of the Week: Sizzle …

Offshore Wind is a Wise Investment

America’s offshore wind resources are immense, and it is time to get serious about bringing this significant, domestic clean energy source ashore.  National Wildlife Federation applauds Senators Carper (D-DE) and …

Offshore Wind Power One Step Closer to Reality in U.S.

Today, the Obama administration proposed to eliminate a speedbump on the road to clean wildlife-friendly energy.  The Interior Department said they are doing away with an unnecessary and redundant step …

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Climate Capsule: Kids Sue While Congress Squabbles

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: Showdown: Drill Bills vs. Billions in Tax Perks Quote: Ken Salazar, Interior Secretary Economic Story of the Week: Pain at the Pump, Who’s …

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Throwing Maryland’s Renewable Energy Goals in the Trash?

  |   May 6, 2011

Guest post by Jen Mihills. Maryland has an excellent tool for boosting clean energy in the state, and helping combat global climate change while reduce air pollution. The states Renewable …

Good Jobs and Clean Energy

Marylanders are looking 10 miles off the coast for good jobs and clean energy.  The Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act is currently being considered in the General Assembly and has …

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