(TandD.com) Claflin University has won the $25,000 grand prize in PepsiCo Recycling’s 2014 Campus Recycling Challenge. The $25,000 prize is for a campus-wide student celebration event, which will take place before the spring semester ends. More details will be announced at a later time. Second-place and third-place prizes of $15,000 and $5,000 were also awarded. [...]
President Obama holds a town hall discussion with workers about building a 21st century clean energy economy as he visits Gamesa Technology Corporation in Fairless Hills, PA.
By Rick Piltz – Returning from a week-long recess, the Senate confronts voting on amendments that would halt EPA rulemaking to limit emissions from stationary sources, including power plants and refineries. There appears to be an excellent chance that such a ban, for two years at least, will get enough Democratic votes to pass. The [...]
By Evan Lehmann, ClimateWire – The White House is collecting options for a clean energy standard from outside groups, sharpening the president’s effort to make low-carbon electricity a key piece of his re-election campaign, if not a passable piece of legislation in the current Congress. The meetings have solicited input on some of the thorniest [...]