Fed works to speed solar development in Southwest. Associated Press

Lots of N.M. reaction to the passage of major climate change bill on Friday. New Mexico Independent

Expert: Emissions change shouldn’t hurt La. Baton Rogue Advocate

Even the mighty Mississippi’s sediment won’t be enough to save our vanishing coast. New Orleans Times-Picayune

Dams are thwarting Louisiana marsh restoration, study says. New York Times

Court rejects permit for new SWEPCO plant / New hearing ordered on planned coal-fired facility in Arkansas. Longview News-Journal

Arkansas seeing green as feds announce funds. Stuttgart Daily Leader

The future of Louisiana / Coastal erosion causes remapping of coastline. LSU Tiger Weekly

Mexico: ‘Green fund’ better than carbon credits. Associated Press

LSU targets surge forecast. Baton Rouge Advocate

Experts say wind energy key to Oklahoma economy. Associated Press

One coal plant faces many battles. Associated Press

Berry, Snyder urged to support energy bill. Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Entergy teams up with energy initiative to release blueprint for reducing emissions. New Orleans Times-Picayune

Radioactive revival in New Mexico. The Nation

La.’s ‘clean energy’ reviewed.
Baton Rouge Advocate

Regulatory approval program for renewable energy set to take effect.
New Orleans Times-Picayune

Appeals hearing begins over AR. coal power plant.

U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu: U.S. should adopt Netherlands-like policies for flood control. New Orleans Times-Picayune

Interim storm levees could be complete by 2013. Thibodaux Daily Comet

Poll: Arkansans support renewable energy initiatives. Arkansas News Bureau

Inhofe’s plan: Stall climate action until the next president. Grist