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Wind Mills, Not Oil Spills - One Month and Counting

Today marks the one month anniversary of what will undoubtedly be known as the nation's worst environmental disaster: the sinking and uncontrollable leak of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil well. Remarkably, no…

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Tar balls found on beaches in Key West; oil in the loop current

The oil spill has gone from bad to worse as tar balls begin to wash up on the beaches in Key West, Fl. This coupled with satellite images showing the oil spill…

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SACE Announces the Clean Energy Gulf Challenge

The tragic and ongoing Deepwater Horizon drilling disaster provides an opportunity to spotlight a path away from our riskiest sources of oil. Today we're issuing a Clean Energy Gulf Challenge to demonstrate…

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Looking for Answers in all the Wrong Places

If the still-unfolding oil disaster in the Gulf has taught us anything, it’s that we have spent 40 years trying to solve the ‘wrong’ problem. When 3 million gallons of crude oil…

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Tracking the Biodiesel Industry

Policies that will Help Grow the Industry The past 12 months have been a rough time for the biodiesel industry and some believe much of the biodiesel industry’s problems are self-induced. The…

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Reducing Diesel Emissions in Georgia Workshop

On Monday, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE), Mothers & Others for Clean Air (MOCA) and the University of Georgia (UGA) hosted a workshop and air quality demonstration in Athens, GA. The…

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SACE is making sustainable biodiesel

SACE has started a subsidiary to make biodiesel. With higher fuel costs, growing issues of national security and an increasing awareness of the impact of global warming pollution, the use of renewable…

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Cellulosic Ethanol Comes to the Southeast

We have heard a lot of promise and lots of talk about cellulosic ethanol. Friday January 29th, I attended the opening ceremony of the DuPont Danisco Cellulosic Ethanol LLC (DDCE)/Genera cellulosic ethanol…

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Copenhagan Close-Up: Black Carbon - small particle, big problem

This post was co-authored by John Wilson, Laura Wilson and Anne Blair Being so close to the Arctic here in Copenhagen, I have been listening carefully to what people have to say…

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Copenhagen Close-up: Electric Vehicles a Climate Key for Denmark and the Southeast

The blogpost is co-authored by Anne Blair While all eyes are focused on the commitments the U.S. and other world leaders may make during the climate change negotiations in Copenhagan later this…