2 Bills Introduced in Congress to Address Abandoned Mine Lands

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2021 22:37:44 +0000

Originally published on The Appalachian Citizens’ Law Center website. “After years of groundwork by coal-impacted communities, the RECLAIM Act and a bill to reauthorize the Abandoned Mine Land (AML) Fund were reintroduced in the U.S. House today by Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-PA). These bills, if passed, would provide an immediate economic boost by employing thousands […]

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More Renewable Energy (Finally!) For Top US Coal Mining State

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 28 Dec 2020 18:45:01 +0000

Miracles do happen: West Virginia policy makers prep for a renewable energy future including a just transition to green jobs

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West Virginia Natural Gas Power Project Shelved

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2020 09:33:40 +0000

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A developer has shelved a 920-MW natural gas–fired power plant planned for Brooke County, West Virginia, citing “changing conditions in the energy and financial markets” and alleged coal industry interference.  Energy Solutions Consortium (ESC), a single purpose entity engaged in developing natural gas–fired power plants in West Virginia and Pennsylvania that has been active since […]

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West Virginia Natural Gas Power Project Shelved

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2020 09:33:40 +0000

The post West Virginia Natural Gas Power Project Shelved appeared first on POWER Magazine.

A developer has shelved a 920-MW natural gas–fired power plant planned for Brooke County, West Virginia, citing “changing conditions in the energy and financial markets” and alleged coal industry interference.  Energy Solutions Consortium (ESC), a single purpose entity engaged in developing natural gas–fired power plants in West Virginia and Pennsylvania that has been active since […]

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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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Top Solar States Per Capita 2012 vs. 2020 — CleanTechnica Report

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 02:44:47 +0000

After digging into an old spreadsheet to create a new report on top solar power states per capita, it crossed my mind to compare the results from the first half of 2020 with the results from 2012, which is the last time I had published such a report before today

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Top Solar Power States Per Capita — CleanTechnica Report

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 04 Oct 2020 23:23:41 +0000

If you’ve been reading CleanTechnica long enough, you know that 8 to 10 years ago, I used to publish reports on solar power capacity per capita — for both US states and countries around the world. I’m returning to these, starting with this one on the top solar states

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5 Key Reasons To Stop The Mountain Valley Pipeline

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Sat, 12 Sep 2020 19:59:12 +0000

It’s time to stop the Mountain Valley Pipeline system, aka MVP, and its dangerous attempts to transport dirty fracked gas across Appalachia. This massive dirty energy project makes no more sense today than when it was first proposed more than five years ago. It would keep communities dependent on dirty fossil fuels for generations while jeopardizing sensitive rivers and streams, drinking water sources, the climate, and local communities

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