Survey about proposed Boulder climate tax increase closes today
Lightning over Boulder, Colo.Bo Insogna, www.MrBo.com / Flickr. (Boulder, Colo.) Today is the last day Boulder residents have to complete a survey about a climate tax initiative that may appear on the city’s November ballot.
Petaluma: reduction in parking could cut vehicle trips, emissions
Setting a goal of being carbon neutral by 2030 is easy enough. Making it happen though, as Petaluma officials are learning, involves a lot of moving parts. Meeting for more than three hours Monday, elected and appointed leaders spoke of moves to significantly reduce the amount of vehicle parking in Petaluma. The goal is to cut traffic, reduce accidents, and curb emissions.
Transitional Energy, United Power team up to make electricity from oil, gas wells
(Denver, Colo.) Geothermal developer Transitional Energy and electric coop United Power aim to transform oil and natural gas wells in the northern Front Range into sites that produce electricity from heat stored in the ground.
Emissions Regulations Finalized for State Natural Gas and Oil Sector
A shot of the 190 right before the Scajaquada Expressway in Buffalo, New York.Photo by J.M. Lesinski. In an effort to curb greenhouse gas emissions as part of the state’s pledge to minimize the effects of global warming, lawmakers in the capital have been busy concluding regulations on the industry. New York State Governor Kathy Hochul recently finalized natural gas and oil infrastructure regulations necessitating substantial reductions in the output of methane and other greenhouse gases.
To idle your car or not to idle? Any longer than 5 minutes and you could be fined
Because a few days ago, a neighbor, who is disabled and who hires a medical transportation company to take her to her medical appointments, was handed a sticker with the words, "THIS IS A NO IDLING ZONE," as she headed to her transport vehicle which was idling in the street outside her home.