Annual Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) & Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Funding Opportunity Announcement

Read the full solicitation. The Department of Energy announces an upcoming opportunity for small businesses (500 employees or less) to submit grant applications in response to its annual Phase I Funding Opportunity Announcement for the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Approximately $38 Million will be reserved for the …

Student Applicants Sought for $1.25 Million in Sustainability Grants

(Washington, D.C. - August 18, 2006) Everyone has a role in protecting our environment, including members of Generation Y. EPA is tapping into their innovation and creativity in finding solutions to environmental challenges through the agency's People, Prosperity and the Planet competition. The agency plans to award up to $1.25 million in grants that enable …

Time Magazine on Shrinking Down the House

Via Treehugger. Living with Less is going mainstream- Time magazine gets small and covers it this week, with TreeHugger faves like the Micro Compact Home, the Katrina Cottage, Tumbleweed Homes and Geoff Warner of the Wee House. Says Geoff: "When you build smaller, you can put in a lot more quality than you can in …

U.S. Government Wins Round in Power Struggle with Industrial Plants over Air Pollution

Read the full story at ENN. WASHINGTON — The government won a round Thursday in a long-running dispute over how much authority it has to force industrial plants to cut air pollution. Its victory over Cinergy Corp. in a federal appeals court in Chicago could help the Supreme Court decide the issue in a similar …