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Noble Nixes IPO Plans: Connecticut-based wind developer Noble Environmental Power has withdrawn its registration, filed last year, for a $375 million initial public offering. — Mass High Tech

GM Suspends China Import Plans: Under pressure from the United Auto Workers union and members of Congress, General Motors (s GM) has suspended plans to import subcompact vehicles from China for the U.S. market. — Gasgoo

PG&E Grabs More Solar: California utility PG&E (s PCG) announced today that it has signed a contract with NextLight Renewable Power subsidiary AV Solar Ranch for 230 MW of solar power. — Press Release

Natural, Low-Cost Carbon Capture: A new report from the UN Environment Program says better management of forests, more careful agricultural practices and restoration of peatlands could deliver cheaper results in combating climate change than efforts to capture and bury carbon emissions from power plants. — Associated Press

Points for the Prius: The Toyota Prius is doing just fine in the recession — in Japan, at least, where government incentives and high gas prices are juicing demand. — WSJ’s Environmental Capital

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