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Activists to go to trial today on trespassing charges


  • Cape Cod Times (Mass.) (tiered subscription model)

Four activists will go on trial today for trespassing onto Entergy's Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Massachusetts in May. The defendants said their actions were an effort to raise awareness about what… Read More

Skyonic chemical plant will capture carbon from cement manufacturer


  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Texas company Skyonic is opening a $125 million facility near San Antonio to make industrial chemicals by capturing carbon from cement-making operations at nearby Capitol Aggregates. The plant is expe… Read More

RFA mobile app is an important tool, Dinneen says



The Renewable Fuels Association's new mobile application was developed for ethanol industry supporters to use as a tool in combating falsehoods about the biofuel, said RFA President and CEO Bob Dinnee… Read More