US Government Fights to Recover $130 Million Lost to Abengoa Renewables Bankruptcy

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The US Government has formally objected to an attempt by Spanish Renewable Giant Abengoa’s bankrupt US arm to walk out on $130 million of federal loans. U.S. Objects to Abengoa Bankruptcy-Exit Plan Energy, Justice departments among agencies seeking at least partial repayment of government investments The U.S. government, which pumped…

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Trump's EPA pick is causing green heads to explode

From E&E Legal: “We are delighted with President-elect Trump’s selection of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  Mr. Pruitt has led the charge in recent years to confront head on the enormous federal regulatory overreach proposed by the EPA as epitomized by the Clean Power Plan and Waters…

Sea ice hit record lows in November #weather

From the UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT BOULDER and the “one month does not a trend make” department, notice that there is still plenty of ice in the Arctic as shown in the image provided with the press release. It’s weather folks, but do remember this moment the next time we get a record high Arctic…

Miami’s Vice

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen   Miami Beach has a vice – a bad one – a dangerous one. Miami’s vice is water, as in waterfront.  Everybody seems to want a house on the waterfront, a house on a canal, with a boat tied to the dock. So what’s not to like about that?  After…