Environlinks – EPA, Energy and Climate Change

A look at environmental headlines from around the country

Cedar Rapids Gazette (Capitol News Connection): The road to a new nuclear plant in Iowa will be long and expensive.

Politico: In an effort to repair the EPA’s image in farm states, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson is hitting the road and the airwaves. (Here’s an Iowa-specific example of that campaign.).

Grist: David Roberts spells out a four-step solution to climate change.

Solve Climate News: Concerned about supply limitations, the Department of Energy is funding efforts to produce green technologies that don’t rely on rare earth elements.

USA Today: People are using less energy in the U.S., food companies falling, but food companies are using more as they try to produce more food for more people.

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