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Articles by Jodi Delapaz

What to do about Yucca Mountain?

- The House Environment and the Economy Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. John Shimkus, R-Ill., recently held a hearing on nuclear fuel disposal, focusing on the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository site in Nevada.
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Renewables to replace California nuke plant

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), along with Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E), labor unions and other environmental groups, have signed a proposal to replace the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant, operating in San Luis Obispo County, Cal
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New report takes aim at the 'food vs. fuel' debate

The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) says it is satisfied with a report finding that biofuels from crops do not harm fuel supplies. The report, Reconciling food security and bioenergy: priorities for action, was funded by the Energy Department, the World Bank and other
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Biochar found to improve soil quality

When biomass is heat-treated using a process called torrefaction, the result is a charcoal-rich substance called biochar. This �torrefied biomass� can improve the quality of poor soil found in arid regions, says a study conducted by researc
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