Engineers Increasingly Hope Demolished Buildings No Longer End Up on the Scrap Pile
October 26, 2004 12:00 AM - JENNIFER C. YATES, Associated Press Writer, PITTSBURGH
Twenty-five hundred tons of concrete, 350 tons of steel and nine tons of aluminum window frames will be left after a seven-story downtown building is taken down.
Federal Tax Bill Includes Benefits for Ethanol, Ohio Lawmaker Says
October 26, 2004 12:00 AM - Jim Sabin, The Lima News, Ohio
A tax bill that has gained congressional and presidential approval contains subsidies for smaller ethanol plants like that being proposed in Lima, U.S. Rep. Michael Oxley said.
For Presidential Candidates, Energy not a Hot Topic
October 25, 2004 12:00 AM - Dan Piller, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas
Even as the price of crude oil soars past $50 a barrel and the cost of gas at the pump passes $2 a gallon, details of the candidates' energy policy initiatives have done little more than bubble in the 2004 presidential campaign.
Audubon Society of Rhode Island's Project Promotes Renewable Energy
October 25, 2004 12:00 AM - Jennifer Levitz, The Providence Journal, R.I.
The Audubon Society of Rhode Island yesterday announced a campaign to urge thousands of people to use electricity from wind and water sources.
BP and Shell Enjoy High Oil Prices by Earning $100 Million Daily Profit
October 23, 2004 12:00 AM - Brian O'Connor, Daily Mail, London
BP and Shell are set to report stunning profits of $9 billion (5 billion pounds) between them for the three months to September $100 million a day as they cash in on the soaring oil price.
Federal Grant to Help Build "Clean Coal' Plant in Orange County, Fla.
October 22, 2004 12:00 AM - Louis Hau, St. Petersburg Times, Fla.
It sounds like a can't-miss proposition: The U.S. Department of Energy awarded a $235-million grant on Thursday toward the construction of a high-tech "clean coal" power plant in eastern Orange County that will generate more than 1,800 jobs.
Middlesex County, N.J., Supports Fertilizer Plant
October 22, 2004 12:00 AM - Jonathan Tamari, Home News Tribune, East Brunswick, N.J.
Plans for a Woodbridge plant that would turn food waste into fertilizer took a step forward last night as the Board of Chosen Freeholders voted to add the facility to the county's solid-waste-management plan.
Four Southwest Virginia Companies Cited for Pollutants
October 21, 2004 12:00 AM - Duncan Adams, The Roanoke Times, Va.
Manufacturing produces waste. Even highly regulated industries sometimes violate environmental permit conditions or produce more pollution than permits allow.
Supporters Say Wind Energy Set to Explode in New York
October 20, 2004 12:00 AM - Sara Clemence, Times Union, Albany, N.Y.
At Fenner Windpower Project in Madison County, 20 huge wind turbines stand as if at attention, waiting for a breeze.
Nevada Program will Teach Workers to Install Solar-Power Systems
October 19, 2004 12:00 AM - John G. Edwards, Las Vegas Review-Journal
Nevada officials on Monday announced a federally funded program to train electrical workers to install solar systems.