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State Mandates for Clean Energy Improving But Not Fast Enough

Want to know how your state is doing when it comes to clean energy mandates? Many states have set laudable goals for renewable…
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EPA: Native American Tribes Hit Hard by Climate Change

Native American communities are feeling the brunt of climate change these days. An estimated 44 tribes have reported that they are running out…
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Reducing Power Plant Carbon Emissions Boosts Public Health

A recently released study suggests stronger power plant standards to cut carbon emissions could save lives and offer significant health benefits.
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Federal Agencies Launch Great Lakes Restoration Plan Part II

“The new Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan lays out the steps we need to take to get us closer to the day…
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North American Beekeepers Sue to Stop Pesticides

Beekeepers say it's the chemical pesticides; the chemical companies say it's Mother Nature who's killing off the bees (by way of mites). With…
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Obama to Seek ‘Politically Binding’ Climate Agreement

With a United Nations summit meeting coming up in Paris next year that will attempt to come up with some kind of meaningful…
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EPA Launches Criminal Investigation Against Tyson Foods

It's been a rough year for Tyson Foods. In June the company was sued by the state of Missouri for a wastewater discharge…
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Navigating the ‘Wild West’ of Eco-Labels: Science-Backed Tips for Consumers

After a scandal in 2010 revealed that some Energy Star products did not live up to their energy-savings claims, the government changed the…
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Toledo Loses Drinking Water to Algal Bloom From Farm Runoff

Toledo, Ohio, which lies along the western edge of Lake Erie, health officials had advised residents not to drink the water coming out…
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More Utilities Are Shifting to Renewable Energy

“Renewables — including wind, solar, biomass, geothermal, waste heat and small-scale hydroelectric — accounted for a whopping 49 percent of new U.S. electric…
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Giving a Pass to Corporate Polluters

Has there ever been a better time to be a corporation? I doubt it. Corporations might disagree, and we’re all familiar with corporate…
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New Carbon Capture Plant Will Use Coal Exhaust to Get Oil From the Ground

This week, NRG announced the Petra Nova Carbon Capture Project, the world’s largest post-combustion carbon capture power generation plant. This commercial-scale carbon capture…
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Former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson Weighs In on the Need for a Climate Tax

Speaking specifically about climate change, Henry Paulson, who served as Treasury Secretary during the George W. Bush administration, says: “This is a crisis…
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How Food Waste Recovery Fills Pockets Instead of Landfills

According to the EPA, close to 50 percent of what goes into landfills is organic material. Some of that is recovered as landfill…
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EDF: Green Trucks Good for the Planet and Business

Heavy trucks haul about 70 percent of U.S. freight, gobbling nearly 2.5 million barrels of oil per day while producing nearly half-a-billion tons…