You're Putting What in There?

Scientists are grappling with what President Bush admitted last week were "mixed signals" from his Administration about alternative energy. While calling in his State of the Union address for research into renewables--he advocated turning switchgrass into ethanol--Bush sent a budget to Congress that cuts $28 million in funding for such projects. Yet that isn't stopping folks from seeking creative ways to help solve the nation's energy woes.

As part of San Francisco's campaign to recycle 100% of its waste by 2020, the city's private garbage hauler, Norcal, last week announced plans to develop a system for turning waste from dogs and...

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