Beach concerts at Jersey shore town canceled for the birds

Credit to Author: nguno| Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2019 08:25:48 +0000

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A concert series on a popular New Jersey beach is canceled this summer to protect dozens of shorebirds nesting there.

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New Jersey’s 100% Clean Energy Goal Imperils Gas Generation

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2019 00:23:41 +0000

Through a series of incentives and mandates, New Jersey is planning to produce 100% of its power from carbon-neutral sources, electrify its vehicle fleet and building sectors, and set mandatory efficiency standards for electric utilities by 2050, an energy blueprint released by the Board of Public Utilities (BPU) suggests.  The June 10-released “Draft 2019 Energy […]

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Because of ‘selfless life,’ rabbi convicted of money laundering sentenced to less jail time

Credit to Author: nguno| Date: Wed, 01 May 2019 09:59:55 +0000

Because of 'selfless life,' rabbi convicted of money laundering sentenced to less jail time

A rabbi from New Jersey was not sentenced to 12 years in jail because of the “goodwill” he spread with his work with special needs students.

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Nuclear Subsidy Dispute Now Rests with FERC, Competitive Generators Say 

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 16:41:28 +0000

The U.S. Supreme Court’s refusal to reconsider industry-led challenges to state nuclear subsidy programs in New York and Illinois leaves the contentious matter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).  The high court on April 15 declined to accept petitions for review of decisions by the Second Circuit and Seventh Circuit, dealing a major blow […]

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CEOs Say Preserving the Nuclear Power Fleet Is Imperative

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2019 01:31:09 +0000

Several power-sector CEOs—appearing at the Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) Summit in New York this week—suggested that existing nuclear power plants should not be allowed to slowly vanish from the U.S. electricity grid under market pressure caused by cheap natural gas and the growth of renewable energy. The leaders submitted that nuclear power provides important […]

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States Take Lead with Plans for 100% Carbon-Free Energy

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 07 Mar 2019 14:44:24 +0000

Minnesota and Wisconsin recently joined the list of states aiming for a 100% clean-energy future, while some Illinois lawmakers are pushing for not only carbon-free power, but also 100% renewable energy. Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz (D) was the latest to announce a set of policy proposals designed to lead his state’s electricity sector to 100% […]

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