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Back to the Beach: Taking Care of Waukegan’s Lakefront

A year ago, the Clean Power Lake County Campaign gathered more than 120 people from all walks of life to clean up Waukegan’s Municipal Beach and to demand new clean-energy policies for their hometowns. 236 more words

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Obama To Unveil New EPA Regulations Monday to Shut Down Hundreds More U.S. Coal Plants

August 2, 2015 by Conservativebyte.com

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In the name of ‘being tough on climate change’ – President Obama will unveil on Monday new environmental regulations oestensibly to “sharply cut planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions from the nation’s coal plants..” 517 more words


Nothing’s Impossible In the Renewable Energy Business Space, But Here’s a Concept That’s Extremely Unlikely

I just got off a Skype call with a wonderfully intelligent and compassionate gentleman in Oman whose current mission in life is to bring solar and wind to his country.  183 more words

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So who, you might ask, can fix the problem?

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Murray Energy CEO Robert Murray, who spoke to Republicans at the Lincoln Day Dinner on Wednesday, is “righteously mad” at President Barack Obama, who Murray says is to blame for the downturn in the coal industry. 878 more words


Colorado Officials Ready For New Carbon Emission Air Rules

DENVER (AP) — Colorado officials say they’re planning for an expected EPA rule next month that could require a 30 percent reduction in carbon-dioxide emissions nationwide by 2030. 264 more words


Greener, cleaner future means shutdown of Minnesota coal plant

A Minnesota energy provider will make good on its promise to reduce pollution by shutting down two coal-powered generators at a plant in Schroeder, but a number of jobs may now be in jeopardy. 247 more words


Supreme Court Decision Unlikely to Stall the Shift Away from Coal Plants

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Despite the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision today to invalidate the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan to restrict mercury and other pollutants from existing power plants, the retirement of aging coal plants continues to accelerate. 634 more words