Friday, September 24, 2010
FCC grants use of unlicensed airwaves:
By Cecilia KangWashington Post Staff Writer
"FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski touted the decision as part of his effort to significantly extend broadband connections in the United States. The order was introduced and passed under former chairman Kevin J. Martin two years ago but got hung up with a lawsuit brought by broadcasters, church ministers and Nashville's Dolly Parton, who argued that those airwaves could interfere with wireless microphones and nearby television channels."
Posted by Charlie at 10:37 PM
Cyberwar Chief Calls for Secure Computer Network - NYTimes.com: "The new commander of the military’s cyberwarfare operations is advocating the creation of a separate, secure computer network to protect civilian government agencies and critical industries like the nation’s power grid against attacks mounted over the Internet."
Posted by Charlie at 6:44 AM
Thursday, September 23, 2010
DeMint scolds Republican colleagues on Murkowski - WIS News 10 - Columbia, South Carolina |:
"DeMint said he believed Wednesday's meeting of GOP senators was to choose a replacement for Murkowski, the ranking member on the Energy and Natural Resources Committee. But 'one senator after another stood up to argue in favor of protecting her place on the committee,' he said — resulting in an outcome he said she'll undoubtedly use in her campaign against Miller."
Posted by Charlie at 9:52 PM
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Post Tech - FCC probes complaint that cartoon advertises Skechers shoes:
"CCFC said while 'Zevo-3’s' creators have promised the show won’t have product placements, it is concerned about the association of the comics with the show. In one comic, children defeat an evil character, Dr. Stankfoot, after hero Kewl Breeze gives them Skechers Airators, which claim to combat foot odor."
Posted by Charlie at 10:17 PM
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Darren Goode, 09/21/10
"It would require electricity companies to produce 15 percent of their electricity from wind, solar, geothermal and a list of other green sources by 2021. A quarter of that mandate could be met through energy efficiency activities, also echoing last year’s version on Bingaman’s panel."
Posted by Charlie at 8:37 PM
Monday, September 20, 2010
Bill McKibben's Solar Road Trip | Mother Jones: "It was all a little odd, to say the least. They refused to accept the Carter panel as a historic relic, or even to pose for a picture with the students and the petition they'd brought with them. Asked to do something easy and symbolic to rekindle a little of the joy that had turned out so many of us as volunteers for Obama in 2008, they point blank said no. In a less than overwhelming gesture, they did, however, pass out Xeroxed copies of a 2009 memorandum from Vice President Biden about federal energy policy."
Posted by Charlie at 10:21 PM
S.C.’s nuclear future - Business - TheState.com:
"The mini-reactors could power military bases and large industrial plants or serve as large-scale backup power generators. The reactors would be buried 33 feet in the ground and provide enough energy for the equivalent of 20,000 homes, said Deborah Blackwell, Hyperion’s policy director. They could be removed after cooling off after several months and moved to another site, she said."
Posted by Charlie at 7:05 AM
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