Environment Forum

Sage-grouse map could help avoid wind farm fights

By Todd Woody
November 26, 2010

sage grouse

In an effort that could help avoid conflicts between wind energy developers and environmentalists, the United States Department of the Interior this week released a map that identifies breeding densities of the imperiled sage-grouse in 11 Western states.

Concerns about fed probe of First Solar deal overblown, some analysts say

June 3, 2009

Shares of U.S. solar company First Solarhave dropped about 7 percent this week on concerns about a federal review of the company’s recent acquisition of rival OptiSolar, which was first reported by the Los Angeles Times on Monday.