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Puget Sound Water Quality Bill Debuts in Congress

Article: Puget Sound Water Quality Bill Debuts in Congress

WASHINGTON, DC, June 30, 2008 (ENS) – The Washington state Congressional delegation has introduced legislation in the House and the Senate that would be a new source of grant funding for water quality and stormwater discharge projects in the Puget Sound area of northwest Washington. Congressman Norm Dicks and Senator Maria Cantwell introduced the Puget…

U.S. Wind Power Generation Grows by 45 Percent in 2007

Article: U.S. Wind Power Generation Grows by 45 Percent in 2007

WASHINGTON, DC, January 31, 2008 (ENS) – Overturning all previous records, the U.S. wind energy industry installed 5,244 megawatts of power in 2007, expanding the nation’s total wind power generating capacity by 45 percent in a single calendar year and injecting an investment of over $9 billion into the economy, according to the American Wind…