Podcast: Green Week in Review – July 3, 2009

The Green Week in Review
is a podcast, hosted by SustainableBusiness.com News Editor Bart King.
It’s posted every Friday morning and is 15-20 minutes long. You can
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In this week’s show…

Department of Energy announced $3.9 billion for smart grid initiatives.

Department of the Interior designated 670,000 acres of land in six western states as Solar Energy Study Areas.

The U.S. House of Representatives passed by a thin margin the American Clean Energy and Security Act.

The Environmental Protection Agency granted a long-standing waiver request to California for clean car regulations.

President Obama announced new standards for home and commercial lighting that are expected to save up to $35 billion in energy costs by 2030.

New Energy Star standards for personal computers went into effect July 1.

Plus, as always, a quick review of top cleantech stories from the week.


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