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GOP kills Florida solar, takes the sun out of Sunshine State

"Florida already ranks in the bottom half of the nation for energy efficiency, and now will only fall farther behind, costing families and businesses in the process."


Environmental leader David Beach issues urgent call to action

"Overcome the temptation of the present generation to pass the problem onto future generations."


New Jersey to receive solar farms, part of $446 million plan

What was once a landfill in Kearny, New Jersey is the first such farm, and currently boasts 12,500 solar panels over 13 acres.


Three coal plant shutdowns a victory for health and climate

Energy giant AEP announced it would be shutting down three coal-fired power plants in Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky after growing pressure and opposition by environmentalists.


Six steps! Leaders say, "Prep infrastructure for climate change"

Leaders of the labor-environmental group Blue-Green Alliance called on the president to launch and prioritize a national dialogue on climate change.


Obama expected to oppose forced cuts in State of Union

President Obama is expected to make a case against the budget-slashing sequester scheduled for March 1.


New Jersey, number one in solar power, passes “revolution bill”

"The bill could double the megawatts of solar power installed in New Jersey in the next few years."


Wind farm impact on wildlife debated

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has released a draft habitat conservation plan for the Criterion Wind Project - a 70-megawatt clean energy facility.


Mill owner cheats on jobs, wages in biomass project

Building trades workers were hoping for desperately needed union-wage jobs when Nippon Corporation announced plans to build a $71 million biomass cogeneration plant.


Fukushima fallout - U.S. regulatory agency loses top safety advocate

As attorneys who represent neighbors of proposed nuclear power plants in NRC licensing cases, we have watched the response to Fukushima with concern.

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