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2012-10-16 04:01:52

Sol Systems, a solar energy finance and development firm based out of Washington, DC, announced today that they have selected Checkissuing.com as their payment distributor. With more than 3,200 customers nationwide, Sol Systems is the largest solar renewable energy credit (“SREC”) aggregator. The SREC branch of Sol Systems aggregates and sells SRECs on behalf of residential and commercial solar energy system owners; these customers receive quarterly checks for every SREC generated...

Researchers Calculate The True Cost Of Clean Air
2012-10-03 14:21:22

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Brother, can you spare some clean air? There´s no such thing as a free lunch, and just as many countries and organizations are fighting for cleaner air on planet Earth, others are raising questions about the costs associated with this cleanup. Economists from the University of Chicago and MIT have now set about calculating the costs of working towards cleaner air, including the costs of regulations, new technologies and...

Courts Sides With EPA Over Pollution Limits, Fuel Efficiency Standards
2012-06-28 05:30:07

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com A federal appeals court this week upheld the Environmental Protection Agency´s (EPA) ability to limit greenhouse gas emissions and to set the 2012-16 fuel efficiency standards for automobiles. In a rebuke to the states and major industry players who challenged the new regulations, the court noted that greenhouse gases may "reasonably be anticipated to endanger public health or welfare." The group that brought the lawsuit, which included coal, oil and...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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