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Dark Money Is Pouring in To Protect the “Worst Energy Policy in the Country” 10.10.2019 Mother Jones
This summer, Ohio’s beleaguered nuclear and coal plants got a major gift in the promise of a big bailout. Now, the fight over that promise has escalated into one of the most dramatic and bizarre showdowns of the 2020 election cycle. It all started back in July, when the Ohio state legislature passed a law—called […]
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Cottam coal-fired power station turned off for final time 3.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
The 51-year-old power station has shut amid government plans to phase out coal-fired plants by 2025.
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Minn. regulators reject Xcel's purchase of Mankato natural gas plant 28.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Xcel had wanted to buy the Mankato Energy Center, but the Minnesota Department of Commerce raised concerns about the impact on Xcel’s utility customers.
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Greta Thunberg admonishes leaders as U.N. climate summit fails to deliver action 24.9.2019 LA Times: Nation

Climate summit was pitched as a way to build momentum in the face of inaction by the United States. But a series of largely incremental announcements from world leaders dashed those hopes.

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Here's how 6 countries are stepping up to meet the Paris climate goals 23.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

The world is struggling to to meet its climate change goals, but a handful of countries have found ways to significantly cut their greenhouse gas emissions.

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Los Angeles OKs a deal for record-cheap solar power and battery storage 11.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

The Eland solar contract had been delayed due to concerns raised by the city electrical workers union.

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Wisconsin tribe joins groups opposed to Superior gas plant 7.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is worried that the Nemadji Trail Energy Center would damage local wetlands, contribute to climate change and promote hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.
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Denver joins opposition to Trump’s Affordable Clean Energy Rule 5.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Denver has filed a challenge to the Environmental Protection Agency's repeal of the Obama-era Clean Power Plan, joining a growing list of municipalities and states that are challenging the Trump Administration’s new Affordable Clean Energy Rule.
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Climate Change Town Halls: Here's Where the 2020 Candidates Stand 5.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Here's a handy summary of what we know so far about each candidate's plan.
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Democrats release climate plans ahead of town hall spotlight 4.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Democratic presidential candidates are releasing their plans to address climate change ahead of a series of town halls on the issue as the party's base increasingly demands aggressive action.
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Letters to the Editor: A union is blocking cheap, clean energy for L.A. That's a shame 31.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The IBEW Local 18's blocking of a DWP contract for cheap solar energy does not help the cause of unions.

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Op-Ed: DWP is about to commit Los Angeles to a dirty natural gas power plant it doesn't want or need 25.8.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Los Angeles is at a climate crossroads, and the DWP is making a wrong turn.

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Colorado adopts zero-emission vehicle standard in push to increase adoption of electric cars 17.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado air commissioners voted 8-1 on Friday to adopt a zero-emission standard requiring that at least 5% of automakers' vehicles available for sale by 2023 be electric, advancing the shift Gov. Jared Polis ordered toward clean energy and healthier air.
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Bipartisan meetings, informal conversations seek common ground on Minnesota's energy future 14.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Conversations on Minnesota’s next moves on clean energy have continued this summer despite the lack of any significant policy agreements during the legislative session.
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Opinion: California sues Trump over greenhouse gas emissions. Now the rest of us need to step up 14.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

California joined 21 other states in suing over regulatory rollbacks governing power plants, which is good, but more needs to be done by all of us.

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Colorado among states suing Trump administration over new coal rules 14.8.2019 Denver Post: Local
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Colorado is among a coalition of 22 Democratic-led states that has sued the Trump administration over its decision to ease restrictions on coal-fired power plants.
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California's planet-warming emissions declined in 2017, even as its biggest pollution source keeps rising 13.8.2019 LA Times: Environment

California's greenhouse gas emissions declined overall in 2017, remaining below the 2020 target set by the state. But transportation emissions continued to rise, while other sectors remained flat, according to data released by the California Air Resources Board.

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California sues to stop Trump rollback of Obama-era restrictions on coal-burning power plants 13.8.2019 LA Times: Environment

California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra said Trump's effort to dismantle the Clean Power Plan undercuts efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Column: Right-wingers again demonize the tiny delta smelt to protect Big Agriculture 12.8.2019 LA Times: Environment

The right-wing campaign to demonize the tiny delta smelt so Big Ag can get more water continues, ignorantly

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A clean energy breakthrough could be buried deep beneath rural Utah 8.8.2019 LA Times: Business

Los Angeles hopes to store solar and wind power in underground salt caverns, to help replace a giant coal plant.

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