energy policy

Energy Star program

DOE/EPA ENERGY STAR is a government-backed program helping businesses and individuals protect the environment through superior energy efficiency.

Frack or Fiction: A Gasland Review

Filmmaker Josh Fox interviewed families whose drinking water wells had gone bad after fracking began on or near their land. Their water is now discolored, foul-smelling and in many cases flammable. For the most part, the drilling companies claim no responsibility, although many have settled claims with victims.

We're All Water Stakeholders

At the Hydrofutures: Water Science, Technology and Communities conference in Seattle in July, the most important takeaway in water, energy and agriculture is that there is cooperation but not a lot of collaboration.

Pro vs. Con: What the Frack?

Did you think "Drill, baby, drill," would go away? Not quite. "Drill, baby, drill" continues to sweep the nation, but in this case it's for a smaller profile fossil fuel - natural gas.

Are We Fracking With the Water-Energy Nexus?

What will it take to convince the federal government that water and energy are tightly intertwined...and therefore their respective planning and policy must be closely linked?

The State of Clean Energy: State Policy Impacts Markets

Different states have chosen different policies to promote renewable energy and energy efficiency to achieve various goals. In order to assess progress, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has issued the "State of the States" report.

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