Category: BusinessWeek

Cleaning Up an Effluent Society: New EPA rules have spawned a wave of spending aimed at stemming the flow of stormwater-borne contaminants into local waterways | BusinessWeek

What’s driving Chicago to pour $3 billion into a 109-mile network of tunnels and reservoirs hacked out of the limestone underlying the Windy City? It’s the same fetid force that spurred Los Angeles voters to O.K. a $500 million bond…

Here comes lunar power | BusinessWeek

Moon-driven tides, ocean currents and waves generate more oomph than wind, are more consistent that solar A drama is unfolding in New York City’s East River. This summer the Popsicles at a Gristedes supermarket on Roosevelt Island, midstream between Manhattan…

The Race Against Climate Change — How top companies are reducing emissions of CO2 and other greenhouse gases | BusinessWeek

On Nov. 21 power company executives from all over the country gathered in the Pit, a spacious General Electric () auditorium in Crotonville, N.Y., to meet with GE CEO Jeffrey R. Immelt and his team. The day was overcast and…