House Climate and Energy Bill Has Far-Reaching Implications
Highlights of climate bill approved passed by the House. (Associated Press)

Analysis: Climate Bill May Spur Energy Revolution
With the Climate Bill comes the prospect of profound change for every household, business, industry, and farm in the decades ahead.  (Associated Press)

H.R. 2998 Not the Answer to a Secure Energy Future, Says NAHB
The NAHB says the American Clean Energy and Security Act is not an equitable solution to cutting the nation's energy use. (MarketWatch)

Energy Star Standards to be Revised
The EPA is preparing to roll out tougher rules to ensure the designation represents robust environmental standards, but it has to walk a fine line, particularly during the recession. (The Wall Street Journal)

Group Names 10 Greenest Cities in the U.S.
The Mother Nature Network unveiled its list of the 10 greenest cities in the United States, based on the effectiveness of a municipality’s efforts at carbon footprint reduction, including percentage of LEED-certified buildings and access to green products and services. (Sustainablog)

N.J. Approves Plans for Subsidized Energy Audits
New Jersey regulators have approved $225 million worth of energy-efficiency projects from three utilities that include subsidized energy audits for the state’s homes and businesses. (The Philadelphia Inquirer)

Green Roofs Beneficial for Country Dwellings
While some see green roofs as urban projects, the president of Green Roofs for Healthy Cities says they’re also beneficial in Canada’s cottage country. (The Muskokan)

N.M. Builder Forms Solar Installation Company
New Mexico’s Lee Michael Homes is expanding its green building reach with a new sister company specializing in the supply and installation of solar panels and solar hot water systems. (EcoHome)

Obama Unveils New Standards for Lighting
President Barack Obama and Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced new energy-efficiency rules aimed at saving billions of dollars. (United Press International)

Administration Announces New Energy-Efficiency Initiatives
Allocation of Recovery Act funds includes advancement of building systems research and development of efficient new homes. (EcoHome)