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California Continues Plans to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Trump freezes EPA grants while California plans to slash emissions ARS Technica, January 24, 2017 With the swearing in of a new administration, the federal government and California, the most populous state in the union and the only state currently allowed to set emissions standards different from the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA), seem set to […]

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Trump Issues a Freeze Impacting Pending Energy Efficiency Regulations

Trump’s regulatory freeze halts four Obama rules aimed at promoting greater energy efficiency The Washington Post, January 21, 2017 Nearly simultaneously with President Trump’s oath of office Friday, the White House website shifted to remove climate change related content from the Obama administration and supplant it with a new statement of Trump’s energy policy — one focused, it said, reducing […]

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Wisconsin Wants to Use Focus on Energy Funding to Boost Internet Speed

Advocates’ fears realized as Wisconsin directs energy dollars to internet access Midwest Energy News, December 9, 2016 Wisconsin ranks 49th in the country for internet speed and gets low marks for citizens’ access to broadband internet. The situation is hurting the state’s economy, experts say, and few would argue against investments to improve this situation.  But clean […]