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Obama Makes New Green Friends after Pipeline Rejection

U.S. Green Technology | Where Main Street Meets Green Street

President Barack Obama admittedly ticked off some people after failing to allow the TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline project to move forward – people like the unemployed and Canada, which now could become less dependent on the United States. But along with Obama’s enemies have come several new friends – those of the “green” persuasion – who couldn’t be more elated ...

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Top 10 Black Leaders Making Green Tech History

U.S. Green Technology | Where Main Street Meets Green Street

Just as major movers and shakers in black history have contributed to inventions we often take for granted – such as the traffic light or even peanut butter – black leaders also are paving the way in the green technology movement. This month is February, Black History Month, and we would be remiss to not acknowledge the major black players ...

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Top 11 Legal Advisors Giving Green Tech a Boost

U.S. Green Technology | Where Main Street Meets Green Street

We all need lawyers, whether we use them for legal advice in divorce court or for vehicle injury situations. Likewise, a legal advisor is the vehicle that keeps the green technology train chugging along worldwide in a multitude of financing deals. Without these experts, Mother Earth would not have profited from five major deals that went down last year to ...

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Los Angeles County: An Environmental Epicenter For Green Construction

U.S. Green Technology | Where Main Street Meets Green Street

One generally thinks of California as a place for green technology with many jobs created by LOHAS-friendly business practices, and the suburbs in Los Angeles County are proving to be no exception. Charging ahead with sustainable ventures and energized by cost and environmentalism, local eco-minded Universal City is all about becoming green. Notably while the Entertainment Industry has always been ...

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Report Finds DOE’s Energy Loan Program Needs Improvement

Green Technology | Where Main Street Meets Green Street

In the wake of the Solyndra debacle, controversy concerning Obama’s decisions to support green technology with energy loans continues to rage. The White House recently commissioned a review of the energy loan program from Herb Allison, an investment banker with experience in government financing programs. Mr. Allison recommended overhauls. Mr. Allison found the Department of Energy’s loan program to be ...

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Romney and Obama Differ on Green Technology Stances

U.S. Green Technology | Where Main Street Meets Green Street

Republican Party frontrunner Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama’s views toward green technology are quite different. For Obama, it’s all about clean energy. For Romney, fossil fuels are the name of the game. Obama’s goal essentially is to grow the green industry, thus developing more jobs and making the United States less dependent on foreign oil. He actually is the ...

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New York City to Become Green Apple via Recycling

The Big Apple is trying to change its core as far as recycling is concerned. New York City has been infamous for being poor in recycling for years, but now the city’s goal is to turn that around over the next five years. In 2017, New York City probably should be called the Green Apple if things go as planned. ...

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