Phantom Utility Tax, Waste Wood Power, Pigeon Post, and More

Stories on conversion to waste wood power, use of pigeon post to transport blood samples, and a utility tax that utilities haven't been paying are a few of a dozen or so energy-related news stories in this article.

064 wood waste - Fotolia - KITCH BAIN

In 1980, Clarkson College in New York state became the first U.S. educational institution to heat its buildings with chips, sawdust, and other waste wood from area sawmills.

PHOTO: FOTOLIA/KITCH BAIN

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KUDOS FOR KUDZU!

"I'LL GO ON AHEAD AND SCOUT OUT THE TRAIL":

THE NATIONAL SOLAR ENERGY EDUCATION DIRECTORY


A BIT MUCH!

PHANTOM UTILITY TAX:


UP IN SMOKE!

THE NEW RIVER CONTROVERSY

WASTE WOOD POWER:

OIL BLACKMAIL?

PIGEON POST:

LET THE SUN SHINE IN!

MINING METHANE: WILL REFUSE SERVICE SAVE YOU $150 OR MORE A YEARIDEAL FOB THE MANUFACTURE OF ALCOHOL"THE NUCLEAR WASTE POLICY ACT,"2,835 "INCIDENTS" IN 1978THAN THE TOTAL NET ASSETS OF GENERAL MOTORS, FORD, IBM, AND GENERAL ELECTRIC