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U.S. Military Finds Greener Ways to Operate

Article: U.S. Military Finds Greener Ways to Operate

WASHINGTON, DC, November 11, 2008 (ENS) – The Army has established a new Energy and Partnership Office to conserve energy and reduce the Army’s dependence on the civilian power grid. One goal is to provide energy security to Army installations so that they can provide power to the most critical operations, even if the civilian…

12 New Solar America Cities Earn $200,000 Grants

Article: 12 New Solar America Cities Earn $200,000 Grants

DENVER, Colorado, March 31, 2008 (ENS) – Twelve cities have been selected to become Solar America Cities that will receive federal grant funding and technical help to install solar technologies. Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman announced Friday that the federal government will make available up to $2.4 million to the 12 cities, which he says were…

U.S. Forest Service Plans to Lift Roadless Area Protections

Article: U.S. Forest Service Plans to Lift Roadless Area Protections

DENVER, Colorado, December 31, 2007 (ENS) – The Bush administration intends to remove existing legal protections from over 4.4 million acres of roadless areas in the national forests of Colorado. The U.S. Forest Service formally announced Wednesday that it is beginning a process to establish a new rule for managing Colorado’s roadless areas. This rulemaking…