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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New Coast Guard Study Blockades Offshore Wind Energy
Coast Guard Study Blockades Offshore Wind Energy
2016-05-2
After five years of delay, the U.S. Coast Guard finally released a study that concludes commercial shipping off the Eastern Seaboard is incompatible with a proposed offshore wind energy industry – despite the fact that Europe has successfully integrated the two for more than a decade. The Obama Administration has promoted the development of offshore… Read more »
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Wisconsin Public Service Commission’s Visitors Log Tells Tales
2016-04-26
Nine Times More Meetings with Utility Lobbyists Than Clean Energy Reps   On the third floor of the Public Service Commission (PSC) headquarters in Madison, Wisconsin, directly across from the elevator, is the guard’s desk. There you’ll find the visitors sign-in log. Our analysis of a 17-month period documents the Commission’s greater than 9-to-1 preference… Read more »
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Communities of Color Deserve a Clean Energy Future
2016-04-22
On Earth Day, it is vital we remember how important clean energy and environmental equity are for low-income communities and communities of color. Because when Black and Brown neighborhoods and families are healthy and thriving, our entire country reaps the benefits. Unfortunately, there are a few groups that advocate against reasonable clean energy policies that… Read more »
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Arizonans Overwhelmingly Want Stump’s Text Messages Released
Arizonans Overwhelmingly Want Stump’s Text Messages Released
2016-03-7
After Year of Evasion on Record Requests, New Poll Shows a Majority Reject Stump’s Assertions    (Note: this story was updated on March 8, 2016.)    Lawyers for the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) tried today to have a judge help it to continue blocking public access to thousands of work-related text messages on Commissioner Bob Stump’s… Read more »
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