More than 175 businesses are backing a California bill that would require the state to reduce carbon emissions 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030 — the most aggressive climate target in North America. But the legislation still faces hurdles, not to mention significant opposition from several industry groups, before it can be signed into law.
Some 77 percent of energy and utility professionals expect an increase in environmental regulations during President Obama’s second term, according to a survey by environmental software provider Enviance. Despite this expectation, many utilities lack environmental reporting systems – some of which are already mandatory – and plans to deal with … Read more »
Biofuel production capacity has increased from 437 million gallons in 2011 to more than 685 million gallons in 2012, according to a new report from Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2). By 2015, the industry has the potential to produce 1.6 billion to 2.6 billion gallons of renewable fuel, the report forecasts. According … Read more »