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Jeff Brady

Jeff Brady appears in the following:

Solar And Wind Energy May Be Nice, But How Can We Store It?

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Renewable energy is taking off across the nation, but storing the energy is still a problem that is challenging companies to innovate, with solutions ranging from molten salt to ice.

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As Renewables Boom, Companies Explore Energy Storage Technology

Monday, April 04, 2016

Batteries can store energy for later, but companies are looking for cheaper alternatives. Three reporters examine technologies that employ air, salt and ice.

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Nevada Solar Power Business Struggles To Keep The Lights On

Friday, March 11, 2016

Since Nevada regulators began phasing out incentives, the solar power business has been in turmoil and many workers have been laid off. Now some worry what happened there will spread to other states.

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From The Ashes Of Some Coal Plants, New Energy Rises

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

For decades, coal was king of electricity generation in the U.S., but that's changing. Across the country, coal power plants are being replaced with generators that run on cleaner burning natural gas.

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Flooding Caused By Weekend Storm Hits New Jersey Town

Monday, January 25, 2016

North Wildwood, N.J., sits on a barrier island. The storm-churned ocean destroyed beaches on the East side and surging water from the bay flooded neighborhoods on the West side.

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Solar Firms Stop Selling Panels In Nevada To Protest State Rule Change

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

The latest battle over state subsidies for the solar industry is in Nevada. Regulators ruled against solar companies and they are closing operations in the state and laying off hundreds of employees.

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In Campaign For Tougher Gun Laws, Advocates Focus On States

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Frustrated with lawmakers on Capitol Hill, gun control advocates have been focusing on changing state laws in recent years. It's a model similar to what worked for marriage equality in America.

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Bill Cosby Lawyer Says Charges Are Politically Motivated

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Bill Cosby's attorney says the comedian and actor will fight criminal charges filed against him and predicted he will be exonerated. She also said the charges are politically motivated.

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Bill Cosby Faces Criminal Charge In Relation To Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

After years of civil lawsuits against him, comedian and actor Bill Cosby now faces a criminal charge in relation to allegations of sexual misconduct. The Montgomery County, Penn., dis...

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Cosby Charged With Felony Sexual Assault In Philadelphia-Area Case

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Bill Cosby has faced numerous civil suits from dozens of women over the years, but this is the first criminal charge. The statute of limitations in the 2004 case was set to expire in January.

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Low Gas Prices Expected To Continue In 2016

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

U.S. drivers are becoming accustomed to lower prices at the pump, and sales of bigger cars are rising. But if people start driving more because they can afford it, will it hurt environmental efforts?

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Wind Power Continues Steady Growth Across The U.S.

Monday, December 21, 2015

The U.S. wind power industry is celebrating after reaching a new milestone in November: 70 gigawatts (GW) of generating capacity.

"That's enough to power about 19 million homes," says Michael Goggin, senior director of research at the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA).

There are more than 50,000 wind turbines operating ...

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Economic, Environmental Concerns Threaten Future Of Oil Sands

Monday, December 14, 2015

Alberta, Canada, has the third largest oil reserves in the world, but the potentially lucrative oil sands business faces serious economic challenges.

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Between Cheap Gas And Carbon Caps, Oil Sands Face Uncertain Fate

Monday, December 14, 2015

Canada's potentially lucrative oil sands business faces serious economic challenges. It has some concerned about its future as environmental critics look for ways to keep the oil in the ground.

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Oil-Town Dependents React To To The Keystone XL Rejection

Saturday, November 07, 2015

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Canada's Trudeau Expresses Disappointment In U.S. Decision On Keystone XL

Friday, November 06, 2015

Canadian Company TransCanada took a blow Friday when President Obama announced he was rejecting its request to build the Keystone XL pipeline. The pipeline would have helped transport...

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Keystone XL Pipeline Company Asks U.S. To Pause Review Of Application

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

TransCanada has asked the State Department to suspend its review of its permit to build the Keystone XL Pipeline Monday until Nebraska decides on its route.

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Bill Cosby Allegations At Center Of Pennsylvania DA Race

Sunday, November 01, 2015

Bill Cosby's sexual assault scandal has become the biggest issue in a local election outside Philadelphia. Two candidates for Montgomery County District Attorney say the other should have done more to bring Cosby to justice.

At the center of the political battle is an alleged victim: Andrea Constand. She's a ...

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Few Railroads On Track To Meet End-Of-Year Safety Deadline

Friday, October 23, 2015

A 2008 law requires all U.S. railroads to install a new safety system that monitors and regulates train speed. Unless there's an extension, railroads say they'll shut down rather than pay fines.

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New EPA Rule Limiting Ground-Level Ozone Draws Fire From All Sides

Thursday, October 01, 2015

A new rule from the Obama Administration aims to further reduce the main ingredient in smog. That might sound like good news if you live in a city where smog is a problem. But after the rule was announced, there were plenty of complaints about it.

Technically, the Environmental ...

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