Energy

Florida Capitol

Dems Seek Energy-Efficient Sales Tax Holiday

Two Democratic lawmakers have filed measures to create a month-long sales tax holiday for purchases of energy-efficient appliances.

01/31/2014

(Photo Credit: CBS4)

FPL Begins Process To Demolish Smoke Stacks At Port Everglades

The iconic red and white striped smoke stacks that greet travelers at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Port Everglades will soon be no more.

CBS4–07/09/2013

(Source: Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Small Keys Island Goes Green

Visitors and tourists may notice a small change on Pigeon Key. The tiny island and historic education facility has gone green, Keys officials dumped the island’s electrical system and converted to solar-powered energy on Friday.

CBS4–03/31/2013

Democrat And Republican

Poll Paints Grim Picture For GOP

A new nationwide poll from USA Today/Pew Research pulls back the curtain on what the public wants Washington to focus on in 2013 and beyond; and the results couldn’t be worse for many of the positions the Republican Party is taking on major policy issues.

CBS Miami–02/21/2013

(Source: CBS4)

So-Called “Viagra For The Brain” Used To Provide Extra Energy Boost

A narcolepsy drug, dubbed the “Viagra for the brain”, is being used by some people to increase their brain function.

CBS Miami–11/22/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Duke It Out Over Energy And Health Care

The two presidential candidates were asked a question by CBS Local about Obamacare vs. Romneycare and asked them to talk about the similarities or differences between the two plans.

10/15/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education and Energy

Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?

10/12/2012

A man pumps gas in California (Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Gas Prices Are The Government and Obama’s Fault

Americans continually hear that the president of the United States can do nothing about gas prices. John Hofmeister says that isn’t true. The doubled gas prices could have been avoided but no one in a political position who can do anything about the prices wants to do anything.

10/10/2012

(CBS4)

New Caffeinated Potato Chips Offer Boost Of Energy

If you need a jolt of energy, coffee and sodas are not the only answer anymore.

CBS4–04/16/2012

President Barack Obama speaks during a visit to the University of Miami in the BankUnited Center Fieldhouse on February 23, 2012 in Miami, Florida.  Obama spoke to the crowd about American energy and later in the day he made stops at campaign fundraisers. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

President Obama Talks Energy & Fundraises In S. Fla.

President Barack Obama arrived in South Florida Thursday to promote an energy strategy that the administration says will reduce dependence on foreign oil in the long term.

CBS4–02/23/2012

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