Fluorescent lights may soon be a thing of the past: a team of researchers from the University of Illinois are developing panels of microcavity plasma lamps that could be used for residential and commercial lighting as well as for certain biomedical
USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) announced that it has registered its new headquarters, 550 W. Adams St., Chicago, Illinois, USA, as LEED for Commercials Interiors (CI) registered space, the U.S. Green Building Council's voluntary rating standard for green
To promote its Engineering an Empire series, the History Channel "recently gave select architects in Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles seven days to come up with a design for their city 100 years from now, something that "like the marvels of past
Via Daily Kos Diary, "...David Wetzel, a 79 yr old retired chemist from Decatur IL had been using recycled vegetable oil in his 1985 Volkswagen Golf diesel car for 7 years. This January, " the State of Illinois Dept. of Revenue sent 2 "special agents,"
As reported in the Weatherford Texas Democrat, "Texas has one-upped the state of Illinois again in the battle to win FutureGen, the U.S. Department of Energy's experimental mega-power plant Gov. Rick Perry announced a $20 million funding commitment
Last night, President Bush filled us in on the State of the Union here in the US; despite mentioning biofuels and even "the serious challenge of global climate change," in the past year, individual states have left the feds with some catching up to do