Study finds genetically engineered corn can cut pest damage to other nearby plants

Study: High-tech corn cuts pest damage far afield

ATK Aerospace Systems lays off 414 in Utah because of cutbacks, uncertainty in space program

Utah rocket contractor ATK lays off more workers

AP Interview: Companies investing in wind energy projects need stable policies, CEO says

CEO tells AP wind investors need stable policies

Procter & Gamble steps up to sustainability, says it will use more renewable energy, cut waste

P&G sets new environmental goals

CINCINNATI — The world’s largest consumer product maker announced Monday that it has set ambitious long-term targets for cutting the waste it produces and improving its energy efficiency.

FTC says claims that POM Wonderful treats or prevents disease are deceptive

FTC says POM juice ads are deceptive about health

Calif. regulators to vote on nation’s most aggressive renewable energy standards

Calif voting on most aggressive energy standard

State air regulators require Calif. utilities to get a third of electricity from renewables

Calif. wants third of its power renewable by 2020

House approves bill to provide loans for rural energy efficiency programs

House OKs loans for rural energy efficiency

Jindal: Nucor picks Louisiana site for $3.5B iron plant project to be built in 5 phases

Jindal: Nucor picks Louisiana for $3.5B project

Gas drilling: safe, promises jobs, backers tell EPA; others warn NY watershed could be tainted

EPA told gas drilling does, does not taint water

Obama welcomes hybrid, electric car battery program funded by federal stimulus

President Barack Obama

Gas drilling industry, environmentalists set for EPA’s upstate NY hearings today, Wednesday

EPA holding upstate NY hearings on gas drilling

Hybrid, electric car battery program funded by federal stimulus beginning to bear fruit

Production of stimulus-aided car batteries revs up

Former White House adviser Podesta touts advantages of renewable energy at Las Vegas ’summit’

President Barack Obama

Texas congressman among dozens of Democrats trying to hang onto conservative districts

The White House

Companies clamor for Congress to extend grant that propped up renewable power in recession

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Biden: After slow start, states on track to weatherize 600,000 homes by March 2012

Biden: States back on track for weatherizing homes

Brownback vows to defend Kansas aviation industry, sees commercial space flight in the future

Brownback vows to defend Kansas aviation industry

Greenpeace touts renewable energy initiative to create jobs, solve SAfrica’s energy problems

Greenpeace pushes for renewable energy in SAfrica

Obama raises money for Democrats, plays up his economic, energy agenda at smart battery plant

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Mich. auto parts company plans to reopen shuttered Ind. plant, invest $9M, close Ohio factory

Mich. company to open Ind. plant, close Ohio plant

Matthew Simmons, energy investment banker, offshore wind energy advocate, dies in Maine

Simmons, energy investment banker, dies in Maine

US Energy Department changes FutureGen plans in Illinois, won’t build new plant

US Energy Dept. alters FutureGen plans in Illinois

Utah state board turns back environmental groups’ legal challenge, upholds strip mine

Utah board upholds strip mine near national park

San Francisco approves giant residential, commercial development at former military base

San Francisco approves giant redevelopment project

Officials: 1 dead, 3 sickened at water treatment plant outside Pittsburgh

1 dead, 3 sickened at Pa. water treatment plant

Crews remove Gulf relief well plug, another step toward getting ready to kill it

Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama

BP tries to reinvent self with American CEO; Hayward agrees but grouses, ‘Life isn’t fair’

BP hopes to turn page with new CEO, leaner company

Biden travels to Grand Canyon National Park to check on stimulus projects

The White House

Biden: $750 million in stimulus funding paying for long overdue national parks projects

Biden touts stimulus projects in national parks

Electric car plant expected to create up to 300 jobs in Iowa’s Webster City

Electric car plant announced for Webster City

Hayward made changes that boosted BP’s bottom line before oil spill exposed failures in safety

President Barack Obama hosts a press conference

BP reduces number of boats skimming oil in Gulf; captains concerned oil giant pulling out

BP reduces number of boats skimming oil in Gulf

Granholm predicts electric cars will generate 62,000 jobs in Michigan in next decade

President Barack Obama speaks briefly on Afghanistan

Drilling company executive tells oil spill panel that ‘reckless operating mistakes’ to blame

Competitor points to BP-driller relationship

Officials tout value of skimming ships in oil cleanup, but can’t measure their worth

Value of oil skimming Gulf flotilla is uncertain

Obama calls for increase in clean energy tax credits as he campaigns for Senate Democrats

President Barack Obama

Never drag a bag of old clothes through the subway again, bins to be provided

New York to implement clothing recycling program

EPA says no federal water permit needed for Kennecott nickel, copper mine in Upper Peninsula

EPA: No fed permit needed for Upper Peninsula mine

Korean electric car maker announces SC plant, will create 370 jobs

Company announces SC electric car plant

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A Korean company said Wednesday it would spend $21 million to begin assembling electric cars in South Carolina.

SWEPCO says it won’t seek Arkansas PSC approval for coal-fired plant in Hempstead County

SWEPCO won’t seek Ark. PSC approval for plant

Toyota plant in China remains closed due to strike, but Honda resume operations

Toyota plant in China remains shut due to strike

BP confirms that Bob Dudley will head new unit to clean up Gulf oil spill

BP puts Bob Dudley in key Gulf clean-up role

Fiorina slams stimulus as failure for private sector, while her former company takes in $22M

Fiorina’s former company benefits from stimulus

Airbus expands its Kansas facilities, plans to add engineering jobs

Airbus expands Kan. facilities, seeks engineers

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