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Wind turbines in Montana. Flickr photo by Mark Stevens.

Can Congress Renew Hope for Renewable Energy Development?

4/2/2014 // By Guest Author

As the second session of the 113th Congress develops, it is my great hope that Congress can leave its abysmal bill passage record in the past. In 2013, Congress signed just 57 bills into law, the lowest count in history. Much […] Read more >

A pair of wind turbines Flickr photo by Mike Atkins.

Renewable Energy and Public Lands

2/6/2014 // By Guest Author

Guest post by Hayley Connolly-Newman I was recently a participant in a National Wildlife Federation lobby day fly-in to Washington D.C. Not only was jetlag having effects of what felt like a 4:30 a.m. wake up call, but I had […] Read more >

Transportation and Smart Growth

From Theory to Practice: Integrating Equity in Smart Growth

3/7/2011 // By Marc Littlejohn

The 10th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth Conference (www.newpartners.org) held in Charlotte in February was a testament to the importance and urgency of placing equity and inclusion at the center of the movement to create sustainable communities. This was […] Read more >

PlaNYC wins EPAward

12/1/2010 // By Derek Brockbank

EPA announced it’s “Smart Growth” awards for livability in cities and towns. New York City’s PlaNYC took the top award. Read more >

Ron Sims inspires at Department of Education Green Summit

9/21/2010 // By Cheli Cresswell

Deputy Secretary of Urban Development Ron Sims took the podium yesterday during the Sustainability Education Summit: “Citizenship and Pathways for a Green Economy” to make a strong case for the role of education in achieving our goals of developing a […] Read more >