Green gadget giveaway aims to spur public into action (Pgh. Tribune-Review)
By Carl Prine
Utilities want customers to conserve energy so they don't have to build expensive new power plants. Environmentalists want utilities to burn less coal.
On Sunday, they combined forces to persuade residents in the Oakcliffe section of South Oakland to cut their energy use. It was not a tough sell because the 16 volunteers fanning out from the Community Human Services building on Lawn Street had the easiest pitch possible...(READ MORE)