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Weekly News Roundup- May 10, 2013

  |   May 10, 2013

 Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: NWF: Inexcusable for EPA Nominee to be Denied Fair …

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Calling on Rhode Island to Take the Lead on Offshore Wind

Of the more than fifty offshore wind energy projects spinning in the world’s oceans, not one of them is in American waters.  Rhode Island’s leaders are working to change this and …

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Victory in North Carolina Shows America Wants More Clean Energy, Not Less

North Carolina’s House of Representatives got it right on clean energy last week—even though “getting it right” had to mean formalizing a refusal to get it wrong.  Last Wednesday, North …

Good Jobs, Green Jobs Coming to the U.S.

I attended the Good Jobs, Green Jobs conference on Tuesday in Washington, D.C. Close to 1,500 people attended, and half of those were representatives from the United Steel Workers (very impressive). …

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President’s Budget Eliminates Environmental Education. Again.

In President Obama’s Inaugural and State of the Union addresses, he outlined the need for the United States to lead the world in both the transition to a clean energy …

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Environmental Protection Agency Nominee Gina McCarthy Inspires Massachusetts Pride

This morning, Gina McCarthy sat before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), poised to field their questions and secure their seal of approval as the next administrator …

Supporters from across the state join Governor O'Malley and General Assembly leaders for Maryland Offshore Wind bill Signing.

Celebrating Success – Offshore Wind Comes to Maryland

We don’t often take time to mark our successes, but after three years of effort by countless advocates to bring clean offshore wind energy to Maryland, it is time to …

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A Win for Offshore Wind in Maryland

What a way to end the week!  On Friday afternoon, the Maryland Senate passed the Offshore Wind Energy Act by a vote of 30 to 15.  This was the biggest …

Initiating Sustainability through the Production of Biodiesel Fuels

In the not too distant future, Piedmont Community College’s (PCC) lawn mowers and yard equipment could be powered by biodiesel fuels produced from cooking oils used in the College’s snack …

An offshore wind turbine in the Thames Estuary, U.K. Flickr photo by Phil Hollman

Offshore Wind Bill Returns, Thanks to Bipartisan Collaboration

It takes a strong and innovative leader to look into a tangled web of challenges and see where intersections offer opportunity.  The National Wildlife Federation congratulates Senators Tom Carper (D-DE) …

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