Roanoke, Virginia Tea Party activists are dominating some discussions about sustainability in a region influenced heavily by coal miners and utilities reliant on coal-fired power plants.

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More than 2,500 homeowners have inquired about joining a coop leading to 1,511 on-site rooftop evaluations. At least 283 systems have been installed, or contracts signed, representing 1.42 megawatts worth of new solar power capacity. The local economic impact: more than $4.6 million in sales

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Marshall’s work deserves to be spotlighted for how it illuminates why skeptics and deniers alike will not be moved to engage in thoughtful exchanges unless those communicating respect certain tenets of what academic and non-profit research are finding.

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South Carolina companies are finding responsible solutions to coal ash reuse and disposal that reduce accident risks, help protect water supplies, create jobs and generate new tax revenues — all while boosting public confidence without raising rates.

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SEPA’s goal is to find multiple frameworks that resonate and provide a platform for all stakeholders to participate in our energy future together.”

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At the depth of the 2013-14 winter in the U.S., some natural gas supplies were constricted reaching power plants and other large users as described in this piece here on The Energy Fix. The natural gas industry is making progress expanding its network of pipelines to better meet peak demands in the Northeast, upper Midwest…

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Why has it taken so long to regulate coal ash? It’s done state-by-state where, experts agree, local utilities have enormous political clout to fend off regulations. Not so much starting December 19, 2014.

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Among the things that irk Debbie Dooley the most: How mostly Republican state lawmakers opposed to solar energy benefit – and stay in office – thanks in large part to campaign contributions from investor-owned utilities.

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