Prominent Americans Urge President Obama to Protect Grand Canyon Now

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Public servants, scholars, artists call for long-term uranium mining safeguards in New York Times ad WASHINGTON, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — An ad this week in the New York Times features an open letter from 50 statesmen, scholars and conservation leaders urging a 20-year extension
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Alliant Energy Announces Sale of RMT’s Environmental Business Unit to TRC Companies, Inc.

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MADISON, Wis., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE: LNT) announced that its non-regulated subsidiary, RMT, Inc. (RMT), a leading renewable energy engineering and construction company, has successfully closed the sale of its En…
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Oil drops below $100 ahead of OPEC meeting

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Benchmark West Texas Intermediate for July delivery lost $1.21 to settle at $99.01 per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Crude has been within a few dollars of the $100 mark for about a month.
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GE Energy Invests in eSolar, a Key Step to Combining Natural Gas and Renewable Energy for Cleaner, More Reliable Power

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HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GE entered into an agreement with eSolar (Calif.) to deploy integrated solar combined cycle technology to customers, using natural gas and renewable energy sources in new ways. MetCap to collaborate.

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Supreme Court says Halliburton lawsuit can go forward *updated*

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The high court overturned a lower court ruling against shareholders who want to pursue a class-action lawsuit claiming the oil services company inflated its stock price.

NiSource Issues 2010 Sustainability Report

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MERRILLVILLE, Ind., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — NiSource (NYSE: NI) today issued its 2010 Sustainability Report, which provides an in-depth look at the company’s progress toward building sustainable value through customer-focused energy solutions, env…
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CenterPoint Energy Program Offers Houston Natural Gas Customers a $500 Credit for Installing Standby Generators

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HOUSTON, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — With the arrival of what forecasters are predicting to be an active hurricane season with an above-average number of storms, CenterPoint Energy’s new Natural Gas Standby Generator Program can help Houstonians gain …
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Husky halts drilling after malfunction on Newfoundland rig

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A blowout preventer that was being moved shifted in its carrier when a lifting cylinder failed on the rig GSF Grand Banks. Twenty-one workers were removed from the rig; there were no injuries or environmental damage.

SolarTAC ‘Plugs into the Sun’ with Grand Opening

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With the campus rapidly growing and expanding, here’s what invited guests will find ‘plugged into the sun’ at the Solar Technology Acceleration Center, believed to be the largest test, demonstration and research facility for solar technologies in the U…
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Cargill Opens Latin America Innovation Center

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CAMPINAS, Brazil, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Cargill opened one of the food industry’s most advanced technology and innovation centers today in Campinas, state of Sao Paulo (Brazil). The new complex was developed based on sustainable principles and h…
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