U.S. Supreme Court Gives Pipeline Eminent Domain Go-Ahead

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2021 19:00:07 +0000

The Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with PennEast Pipeline Company in its battle with the state of New Jersey over whether its federal permit conferred the power of eminent domain and allowed it to overrule the state’s opposition to the pipeline’s construction. The 5-4 decision, written by Chief Justice John Roberts, removes an obstacle in […]

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These Oil Pipelines Violate U.S. Clean Water Act, Should Have Approval Withdrawn

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2021 09:20:54 +0000

Originally published on NRDC Expert Blog. By Amy Mall, Senior Advocate, Dirty Energy, Lands Division, Nature Program NRDC is concerned about the construction and operation of oil and gas pipelines because the climate emissions associated with massive new fossil fuel pipelines are unacceptable if we want to meet the goals needed to protect the planet. Additionally, […]

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U.S. Energy Department Announces Winners of Annual Collegiate Wind Competition

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2021 17:15:03 +0000

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) joined universities and wind energy experts from across the country on Friday to announce the winners of the Collegiate Wind Competition. Over the course of the academic year, thirteen undergraduate teams designed, built, and tested model wind turbines, developed project plans, collaborated with industry experts, and engaged with their […]

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What’s It Like For Communities Slowly Transitioning To Renewables?

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2021 17:35:33 +0000

In this interview with Pennsylvania County Executive, Rich Fitzgerald (D), we discuss regional progress toward shifting the full energy landscape away from fossil fuels.

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Virginia Drives Into A Cleaner Future

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 20:30:49 +0000

Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog. By Kathy Harris, Walton Shepherd Virginia Governor Northam signed into law a bill to join 17 other states that have adopted or are considering adoption of a “Clean Cars” program — setting the Commonwealth up to become the leader in electric vehicles in the South. By adopting a Clean Cars […]

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Steps To Aid US Fossil Fuel Workers In Clean Energy Transition

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Tue, 02 Feb 2021 00:50:48 +0000

The economic fallout from COVID-19 took a serious toll on U.S. fossil fuel workers and communities. But well before the coronavirus pandemic arrived, the U.S. fossil fuel industry was under significant pressure as the country moves toward cleaner forms of energy

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U.S. Manufacturers Invited to Participate in Distributed Wind Technology Innovation

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2021 02:16:29 +0000

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) and is accepting applications for the DOE Competitiveness Improvement Project (CIP) for distributed wind

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Allegheny County Adds 6 More Xcelsior CHARGE Electric Buses

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 22:52:13 +0000

In Pittsburgh, the Port Authority of Allegheny County (PAAC) just chose to add six more of New Flyer’s Xcelsior CHARGE electric buses to its fleet. These new buses are 40 feet long and are zero-emissions heavy-duty transit buses that will help the community to lower its collective carbon footprint

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Who Will Create The Most Jobs For Pennsylvania, Biden Or Trump?

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 00:20:24 +0000

Republicans want to scare Pennsylvania voters into casting their ballots in favor of fossil fuel industry jobs. Mark Jacobson of Stanford says renewable energy will create more jobs while keeping the Earth habitable for humans.

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Top US States for Percentage of Electricity from Solar

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 15:15:28 +0000

This report ranks US states according to the percentage of their electricity that comes from solar

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