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Category: Renewable Energy :: General
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Activists’ bid to stop Rocky Flats construction is premature, judge rules 22.6.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
Community activists trying to stop construction at Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge were premature in filing a temporary restraining order because that work won't begin until next year at the earliest, a federal judge said in a ruling this week.
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California enters the global climate stage 21.6.2017 High Country News Most Recent
As Trump backs off climate agreement, California tackles ambitious renewables goal.
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Nevada governor signs law to revive rooftop solar industry 20.6.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Public pressure prompts reversal of unfriendly solar policies.
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Letter: E-bike discount is a great help 17.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Thanks to the Hogle Zoo and Utah Clean Energy for sponsoring the ZOOm Go Electric program. After attending a seminar at my local library, explaining the discounts being offered on electric cars and bikes, I decided to test out an e-bike for the first time. I used to be passionate about road biking, but after knee and back surgery, I realized that being hunched over on a road bike was stressful on my body and not worth the days it took me to recover. It was love at first ride! I decided to buy a...
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Extra-windy March boosts wind, solar power’s share of Colorado’s energy to 24 percent 17.6.2017 Denver Post: Business
The state's share of renewable energy much higher than nationwide average of 10 percent.
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For coal miners and their families, transition to renewable energy has real consequences 16.6.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
The environmental community needs to be on the front lines protecting coal miners’ pensions and demanding a powerful safety net to support those whose jobs are vanishing.
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New Utah facility will be able to power a Bountiful-size city by digesting food waste, turning it into natural gas 16.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
North Salt Lake • State and local officials broke ground for Utah’s first food digester Thursday morning in a project aimed at reducing landfill waste and harnessing unused renewable energy. The North Salt Lake facility, to be opened in late 2018, will deploy anaerobic digesters to grind and liquify food waste, then use water, heat and bacteria to convert it into methane gas to be used as natural gas and bio-solids to be converted into fertilizer. The project, called Wasatch Resource Recovery, ...
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Op-ed: White Mesa Mill is regulated and environmentally safe 15.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
On June 12, the Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board published a piece about the ongoing license renewal process for the White Mesa Mill, a uranium processing facility located near Blanding that is owned by our company, Energy Fuels based in Lakewood, Colo. Unfortunately, the editorial made a number of inaccurate statements about how our mill is regulated. Therefore, we feel we need to respond in order to correct the record. The White Mesa Mill has been responsibly producing natural uranium product... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Nonprofit wants Longmont to commit to 100 percent renewable energy by 2030 14.6.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Sustainable Resilient Longmont members rallied at the Longmont Civic Center on Tuesday night to drum up support for their new renewable energy campaign.
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Competition for offshore wind ramps up in Massachusetts 11.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Boston • Massachusetts’ bid to become the nation’s leader in offshore wind power is ramping up. The state’s electric utilities — National Grid, Eversource and Unitil — are slated to release by June 30 their requirements for projects seeking to develop the state’s first ocean-based wind farm. That sets in motion an ambitious effort to put Massachusetts ahead of states like New York, New Jersey and Maryland also seeking to establish their presence in the nascent U.S. industry. Here’s a primer on w...
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Jared Polis to join crowded 2018 race for governor, tells The Post he wants “a Colorado that works for everybody” 11.6.2017 Denver Post: Local
In an interview with The Denver Post, U.S. Rep. Jared Polis announces he is joining Colorado’s crowded race for governor.
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Moving forward after Trump’s decision on Paris climate deal (3 letters) 11.6.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
With more than 190 countries agreeing to lower their carbon emissions, the country that is most committed to investment and expansion in renewable energy will become the next global economic leader.
The Colorado Public Utilities Commission’s woeful food fight 9.6.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
In a decade of covering the Colorado Public Utilities Commission, I have never seen it faced with bigger challenges and seemingly so ill-equipped to cope with them.
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Small businesses in clean energy sector still hope for best 8.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
BC-US--SmallBiz-Small Talk-Climate Accord, 1st Ld-Writethru,947 Small businesses in clean energy sector still hope for best AP Photo CABM301, CABM302, LA301, LA302 (Eds: Updates with details, comment. With AP Photos.) By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG AP Business Writer NEW YORK • Small business owners who install solar panels or help customers use clean energy don’t seem fazed by President Donald Trump’s plan to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate accord, saying they expect demand for their services w...
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Nearly 6 in 10 oppose Trump scrapping Paris agreement, poll says 6.6.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Most Americans oppose President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement.
Quitting Paris likely to have muted effect in key industries 3.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Dallas • President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord may have only limited immediate impact on many U.S. companies, according to analysts. In part that is because the Paris agreement only went into effect last year, it’s voluntary, and doesn’t carry penalties for countries that fall short of emissions-cutting targets. “What you have is a president making a nonbinding withdrawal from a nonbinding agreement,” said Kevin Book, an analyst with ClearV...
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Week in review: June 2 2.6.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Breaking ties with Paris, Dakota Access ships oil and we’ll never forget “covefe.”
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Trump withdraws from climate pact, world leaders push back 2.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • President Donald Trump’s supporters on Friday cast his decision to abandon the world’s climate change pact as a “refreshing” stance for the U.S. that would save jobs and unburden industry. In a fierce rejoinder from across the globe, leaders of other nations and scientists pointed to jobs that could be created in green technology and the edge China could be given as a result. China has overtaken the U.S. in transitioning to renewable energy, generating a fifth of its electricity fro...
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Fact-checking President Trump’s claims on the Paris climate change deal 2.6.2017 Denver Post: Business
In his speech Thursday announcing his decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement, President Donald Trump frequently relied on dubious facts and unbalanced claims to make his case that the accord would hurt the U.S. economy.
Trump's withdrawal from Paris climate accord draws mixed Utah reaction 2.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the U.S. from participation in the Paris climate accord, announced Thursday, drew a wide-ranging and mixed reaction from Utahns. Echoing views voiced earlier by Utah Sens. Mike Lee and Orrin Hatch, Rep. Chris Stewart on Thursday welcomed Trump’s move, calling the Paris pact “a feel-good measure that will have nearly zero benefit.” He cited predictions that 15 years of compliance by all participating nations would only slow the rise of global temper...
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