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EPA Publishes Case Study of Solar Farm Located on Sacramento, CA Superfund Site

The Aerojet General Corp. Superfund site (“Site”), located in Sacramento County, is 5,900 acres and located roughly ½ mile from the American River. Aerojet acquired the property in 1953 to develop, manufacture, and test liquid and solid propella… Read More

Bill Providing Incentives for Renewable Energy Development on Contaminated Sites Advances in Senate

Senator Frank R. Lautenberg has introduced legislation, called the Cleanfields Act of 2010, to provide incentives for the private sector to develop clean energy projects on contaminated sites. In addition, Sen. Lautenberg introduced the Cleanfields I… Read More

FERC and California Agree To Coordinate Ocean Energy Permit Processes

On May 18, 2010, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and California signed an agreement to work together on applications for ocean energy projects off California’s coast. The Federal Power Act authorizes FERC to license non-federal, ocean ener… Read More

Wind-Powered Remediation at the Massachusetts Military Reservation on Cape Cod, MA

In their Clean-Up Information website, the EPA reported that a wind turbine has recently begun operating at the Massachusetts Military Reservation (MMR) on Cape Cod, MA, and will produce 25-30% of the energy used by the remediation treatment. The Air… Read More

Over $200 Million Dollars in Funding Made Available For Solar and Water Renewable Energy Projects

U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced that the Department will make over $200 million dollars available over the next five years for solar and water energy projects. Last year’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act granted the… Read More
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Upcoming Hearing for California Renewable Energy Bill SB 1247

A renewable energy bill pending in the California Senate is scheduled for hearing on April 20, 2010. Sen. Robert Dutton (R) of District 31, San Bernardino and surrounding areas, introduced SB 1247 in February. SB 1247 proposes to broaden the definiti… Read More
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