Monthly Archives: November 2011


Offshore Wind Industry Says Progress Hinges on State, Federal Policies

By Rona Cohen Proponents of offshore wind development say the clean power source could transform the energy economy of the Atlantic Seaboard, although formidable cost and regulatory barriers continue to hamper progress here. At an industry conference sponsored by the … Continue reading


The Newest Question in the Continuing Debate about Shale Gas and the Environment

By Eleanor Saunders Among the environmental controversies sparked by the use of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing to extract shale gas, the most basic one concerns the quantity of greenhouse gas emitted over the fuel’s entire life-cycle – from the … Continue reading