FACT CHECK: Green stimulus sending jobs overseas?

By FactCheck.Org

Conservative advocacy ad avoids the facts about Obama administration investments into sustainable energy.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Virginia":

"… nd states: Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Michigan, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio and Virginia.– Robert Farley …"

What to expect from a President Perry on the environment? Some Texas-sized clues

By Jim Morris and Evan Bush

From denying climate change to stances against EPA and Supreme Court, Perry resists Washington and helped a billionaire donor.

Energy Department 'bet' on Fisker Automotive ends in bankruptcy

By Ronnie Greene

An Energy Department program meant to spur development of electric cars faces another setback with Fisker Chapter 11 filing.

Battle brews over Obama renewable energy plan

By Sam Pearson

President Obama's renewable energy plan would expand large-scale solar and wind projects on public lands in the West.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Oakland":

"… ornia-Nevada border near Mojave National Preserve. The Ivanpah developer, Oakland-based BrightSource Energy, ended up spending years and millions of dollars …"

Energy Department auto loan program sputters

By Ronnie Greene

A $25 billion Department of Energy loan program has not closed a loan in two years amid the specter of Solyndra.

Audit cites risk in DOE loan program

By Ronnie Greene

A new audit of the Department of Energy’s $34 billion loan guarantee program said the agency doesn’t always follow its own rules

Bundlers on the inside

By Ronnie Greene, Matthew Mosk and Ronnie Greene

Top Obama fundraisers at Energy Department included an overseer of stimulus billions.

IMPACT: Green groups challenge EPA's air pollution exemption for biomass power plants

By Ronnie Greene

Lawsuits challenge "politically favored" clean energy that isn't so clean - biomass plants

National biomass debate intensifies with new limits in Massachusetts

By Ronnie Greene

U.S. biomass debate intensifies with new limits in Massachusetts

Excerpts from this story referencing "California":

"… roubles have surfaced in some facilities. Earlier this year, the EPA and a California pollution control district levied $835,000 in fines against two San Joaqui …"

'Green' biomass isn't always so clean

By Ronnie Greene

Toxic plumes spew from an unlikely source: renewable energy plants

Excerpts from this story referencing "Environment":

"… mulus dollars and big muscle support from members of Congress and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Generating electricity by burning trees, construction …"

"… ’s a huge gold rush,” said Mary Booth, co-founder of the Massachusetts Environmental Energy Alliance. “The 30 percent reimbursement of construction costs i …"

"… eviously served as a state legislator and headed the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, had formed a company with a project backer, public records s …"

"… roposed.Critics rally to “debunk biomass”North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League this year launched a multi-state tour to “debunk biomas …"

'Clean energy' expansion could strain U.S. power grid

By Chris Hamby

As President Barack Obama proposes to generate more electricity from "clean energy" sources, a new government report highlights the effects

Wisconsin firm receives energy grant despite chronic pollution problems

By Kate Golden

Last December, when Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle announced $14.5 million in federal stimulus funds for energy-efficiency projects involving nine

Excerpts from this story referencing "Dale Drachenberg":

"… d phone messages seeking response.Didion’s vice president of operations, Dale Drachenberg, declined to address questions about the company’s environmental record …"

Energy projects lag in stimulus spending

By Gary Cohn

Energy projects not quite the cornerstone of Obama's stimulus as promised

Excerpts from this story referencing "Gary Cohn":

"… y. We should be able to have a meaningful impact on energy efficiency.” Gary Cohn is a contributing writer to the Huffington Post Investigative Fund. He can …"