News bites: Wash. House race offers different climate, energy paths

Charities have donated $19 million to study hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, for natural gas in Pennsylvania, according to The Associated Press.

An Agriculture Department study found each megawatt of wind power generating capacity added $11,000 in personal income, the Sioux City (S.D.) Argus Leader reports.

The Detroit Free Press takes a look at the campaigning behind a Michigan renewable energy ballot proposal.

A new group could help the Securities and Exchange Commission define sustainability, according to Bloomberg.