Sunday, June 3, 2012

In Case You Missed It: The Week of May 27 - June 2

* An EPRI report estimated that new pollution rules for coal plants will cost between $175 and 275 billion between now and 2035

* Prof. Jonathan Adler posted a fascinating argument for why political conservatives should care about climate change

* Numerous faith groups supported a resolution from Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.) for congressional action on climate change

* The NRC voted 3-1 to relicense Entergy's Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Massachusetts

* The Obama administration asked the Supreme Court not to grant certiorari on a number of environmental cases

* Wyoming's governor has asked the Department of the Interior to delist the grizzly bear under the Endangered Species Act

* DOE gave Leafully the first "Apps for Energy" grand prize; it helps utility customers understand their usage data more easily

* Meanwhile, many smarthphones will go on sale this summer in Japan allowing for radiation detection

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