Meter Reading: San Antonio Looks to Relax Water Restrictions, Navy Aims to Go Green, and More
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Navy service members watch as the USS Roosevelt passes the Statue of Liberty in May 2012.
Relaxed rules on watering in San Antonio proposed – ”SAWS is proposing new rules that would expand year-round watering hours and change the triggers for the drought stage restrictions.” - San Antonio Express-News
Can the Navy really go green? – “To achieve its 50% renewables goal by 2020, the Navy is taking a two-pronged approach. First it plans to invest heavily in the advanced biofuel industry and help drive down the price of next-generation biofuel until it becomes competitive with oil. Next, it is making its planes, ships, bases, and equipment as energy efficient as possible.” – Fortune
GOP Support for Coal Tougher in Practice – ”For all the Republican rhetoric about President Obama’s “war on coal,” there isn’t really a lot that Mitt Romney could do as Obama’s successor to turn around the decline in an industry that has long been the mainstay of the nation’s power supply.” – National Journal