OK leaders: Renewable energy key to state future. Associated Press

Coastal restoration and business interests conflict in halls of Congress. New Orleans Times-Picayune

La. focus of carbon-credit proposal. Associated Press

Curry County, N.M., could be home to power superstation. Clovis News Journal

$20M Katrina damage settlement. Louisiana Weekly

Eyes turn to Mexico as drought drags on. New York Times

N.M. court allows emissions challenge to proceed. Associated Press

Senate ag chair Lincoln sees climate bill slog. Reuters

Supporters say energy bill would cut costs, create jobs. Arkansas News Bureau

Biodiesel gains traction / University Vehicles run well on various blends. Morning News of Northwest Arkansas

Mexico water shortage becomes crisis amid drought. Los Angeles Times

U.S., Mexico to urge G20 to increase climate aid. Reuters

Agency: N.M. butterfly not endangered. Associated Press

A looming water disaster. Houston Chronicle

City may skirt dirty-air list. Tulsa World

U.S. Energy Secretary Chu calls for ‘new industrial revolution.’ New Mexico Independent