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Some NFL Teams Are Going Green

May 19 -- When San Francisco 49ers fans enter the team's new Levi's Stadium for the first time later this year, they'll see green—and not just on the field.

The $1.2 billion stadium will be the first in the National Football League to feature a "living roof," a canopy of green and flowering plants nestled across the top of an eight-story tower of luxury suites to reduce the building's energy use and offer other environmental benefits by providing natural insulation. >>View Article

Expanding Hydropower

May 19 -- “Tear Down ‘Deadbeat’ Dams,” by Yvon Chouinard, argues that we should remove dams that no longer serve a public benefit. I agree; there are dams in the United States that are candidates for removal for various reasons. But just as we should examine some antiquated dams for removal, we should also work to maximize the public benefit of the 97 percent of current dams that don’t generate hydropower. >>View Article

Fact: Clean Energy Is Working In Ohio

May 16 -- Chris Prandoni certainly is welcome to his own opinions, but not his own facts. As the Director of Energy and Environmental Policy at Americans for Tax Reform, Prandoni may favor coal-fired power plants and dislike energy efficiency and renewables, but there’s no doubt Ohio’s clean energy standards are saving consumers money and bringing huge investments into the state. >>View Article

Electrons Worth Fighting For

May 16 -- American wind power needs your help and you can make a difference.

This week or next, the U.S. Senate is expected to vote on H.R. 3474, also known as the EXPIRE Act, a bill which includes a two-year extension of the renewable energy Production Tax Credit (PTC). This critical policy allows us to scale up amid nearly 100 years of permanent incentives for other energy sources. >>View Article


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