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We helped win the single biggest action our country has ever taken on climate

Under the newly announced Clean Power Plan, gas and coal power plants will pollute 32 percent less and clean energy sources such as wind and solar will meet much more of the nation’s electricity needs. Environment America is proud of the role we’ve played to galvanize public support for this historic plan. With continued commitment from President Obama and state leaders, and strong backing from the American people, this will mark a giant shift toward the 100 percent clean energy reality that the climate crisis demands and future generations deserve.

News Release | Environment America

Great day for the Grand Canyon, as U.S. Forest Service rejects development outside the park

WASHINGTON, DC - Today the U.S. Forest Service denied an application for a road easement that would clear the way for hundreds of homes, retail shops and hotels outside Grand Canyon National Park.

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8 Trends Contributing to the Mainstreaming of Renewable Energy | Rob Sargent

Many of us have worked hard to make energy efficiency and renewable energy the go-to energy options for the nation and the world.   We won’t get to an economy powered entirely by renewable energy without putting it firmly in the mainstream. According to a new study from the Deloitte Center for Energy Solutions, we’ve arrived!  

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News Release | Environment America

A win for clean water in Florida as state senator abandons pro-fracking bill

TALLAHASSEE, FL – Fracking, the controversial drilling technique that has contaminated water supplies nationwide, was kept at bay in Florida today after Sen. Garrett Richter (R-Naples) abandoned his bill to promote it. The measure, Senate Bill 318, had been up for reconsideration after a bipartisan group of Senators defeated it last Thursday in committee.

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Clean Energy Pioneer David Freeman’s Vision for an All-Electric 100% Renewable Energy Future | Rob Sargent

It’s been inspiring to see the many examples of recent progress toward our goal of 100 percent renewable energy. But, it’s important to remember that we’re all standing on the shoulders of committed people who have forged the path. There is, perhaps no better example than S. David Freeman. 

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