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Congress should move forward with Yucca Mountain


  • Register-Guard (Eugene, Ore.), The

The upcoming retirement of Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., should pave the way for the continued development of Yucca Mountain as a used nuclear fuel repository, writes the editorial board … Read More

House, Senate committees consider energy-efficiency bills this week


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House and Senate committees are set to debate energy-efficiency bills this week, with the goal of agreeing on a comprehensive energy package. Among the proposals are the Shaheen/Portman energy-efficie… Read More

In praise of purpose-driven marketing


  • (U.K.)

Consumers are increasingly rewarding brands that live their values and make sustainability part of their marketing and corporate identity, says Unilever marketing chief Keith Weed. "We know that consu… Read More