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New Supreme Court Appointee May Decide the Fate of the Clean Power Plan

Lisa Markowski for Zondits, February 16, 2016. Image credit: Mark Fischer (modified) Just four days before the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the SCOTUS voted 5-4 to put the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) on hold. The ruling will allow time for the lawsuits filed by twenty-seven states opposing the CPP to be […]

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Ohio’s Energy Mandates Study Committee Report Found Severely Lacking

Gita Subramony for Zondits, November 6, 2015. Image credit: Martin Fisch In 2014, energy efficiency and renewable standards came under fire in Ohio. Spurred by Koch-funded interests, Ohio legislators introduced an opt-out (for large industrial customers to opt out of energy efficiency programs and surcharges), which then snowballed into an attack on energy efficiency and renewable […]