Rising carbon dioxide could help the wetlands — for a little while. Houma Courier

Some suggest NM area could replace Yucca Mountain. Associated Press

Nation’s only nuclear dump now 10 years old. Associated Press

Solar energy, green jobs are big winners in 2009 legislative session. New Mexico Independent

CO2 and you / One of the leading causes of greenhouse gas emissions could bring about the next generation of oil exploration. Independent Weekly

Lawmakers pushing LNG use in vehicles. Shreveport Times

Western climate plan would cost jobs, study says. Oil & Gas Journal

Tri-State to build solar plant in N.M.’s Colfax County. Associated Press

Okla. House committee approves bill streamlining consideration of nuclear power plant. Associated Press

Entergy to propose coal-plant scrubber. Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Project to test solar technology on Fayetteville library’s roof. Northwest Arkansas Times

La. gearing up for green boom / U.S. aid designed to make big impact. New Orleans Times-Picayune

Oklahoma House passes nuclear power bill. Associated Press

Regulators tell Entergy to suspend pet-coke plant. Reuters

Biofuel plant funds secured. Portales News-Tribune

Senate energizes Oklahoma nuclear-plant push. Oklahoman

N.M. House OKs continuing tax break for hybrid cars. Associated Press

Corps of Engineers estimates cost of superior canal plan: $3.4 billion. New Orleans Times-Picayune

Okla. House passes energy legislation. Associated Press

Wind turbine project gauges state prospects. Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Louisiana energy industry is fighting back against new taxes proposed by Obama. New Orleans Times-Picayune

La. officials criticize corps report. Thibodaux Daily Comet

Officials studying source of leak on hurricane protection levee in Metairie; say it poses no threat. New Orleans Times-Picayune

Corps releases Category 5 hurricane protection study, but document contains no action plan. New Orleans Times-Picayune

Solar energy financing proposal clears New Mexico House. Associated Press

ARRP opposes Oklahoma nuclear plant legislation that could lead to higher consumer rates. Associated Press

Udall urges renewable energy to help NM. Associated Press

Entergy is moving forward with its coal plant project even as similar ventures around the country are canceled. New Orleans Times-Picayune

Nuclear-plants bill questioned / The legislation would allow full recovery of costs. Tulsa World