A new law proposed in the District would make it easier for businesses and organizations to get on the solar-powered bandwagon, even if their particular building leaves something to be desired in the sun department.
Congress passed the JOBS Act Thursday with bipartisan support -- a rarity in Congress in recent months. Democratic legislators were supportive, but emphasized that the legislation does not go far enough.
Environmental groups are calling for the EPA to strip Virginia regulators of the ability to issue permits for mountaintop removal, saying they have been doing so without providing sufficient notice to the public.
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