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Coast Guard Failed to Engage Offshore Wind Energy Developers
2016-08-15
For the last six months, we have attempted to get basic questions answered about the U.S. Coast Guard’s offshore wind energy study and a Working Group that was tasked with determining how offshore wind farms — a priority for President Obama — could be safely integrated with the shipping industry off the Eastern Seaboard. After five… Read more »
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David Noble
Nevada PUC’s “Energy Guy” David Noble Shown the Door
2016-07-28
Turmoil has enveloped the Nevada Public Utilities Commission. And for good reason. Now Gov. Sandoval has pushed out Commissioner David Noble, where he began his career as an administrative attorney in 1997, before being appointed by Sandoval as a commissioner in 2011, and reappointed in 2012. David Noble was the prime mover behind the PUC’s “Christmas… Read more »
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Why Did the Coast Guard’s Offshore Wind Energy Study Ignore Europe?
2016-07-18
According to information obtained from a source involved in the Coast Guard study on integrating a proposed offshore wind energy industry and shipping off the Eastern Seaboard, and research conducted by Checks and Balances Project, no one from the Coast Guard had any meaningful engagement during the course of the study with individuals, companies or organizations… Read more »
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Why Does NAFO Push Tree-Burning to Make Electricity?
2016-06-16
Lobby’s Declaration that Tree-Burning is Carbon Neutral is Based on Pseudoscience Industrial tree-burning to generate electricity produces more carbon pollution per megawatt-hour than coal. But a powerful Washington, DC lobbying group – the National Alliance of Forest Owners (NAFO) – wants to recognize tree-burning as a zero-pollution alternative to wind and solar. The notion is… Read more »
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Will Harry Alford Answer IRS Questions?
2016-05-24
Checks and Balances Project referred the National Black Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for potential abuses of its 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status.
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