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Connecticut, New Jersey Increase their Renewables Mandates

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Last week, Connecticut became the latest state to raise its target for the generation of solar, wind and other renewable forms of energy consumed by its residents and businesses. Gov. Dannel Malloy signed Public Act 18-50, which requires that by … Continue reading

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Cuomo Unveils Environmental Agenda in State of the State Address

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In his State of the State Address this week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled a range of new proposals aimed at deepening the state’s commitment to renewable energy and pollution-reduction programs. Here is a brief summary: RGGI: Cuomo will … Continue reading

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Amid a Spate of Nuclear Plant Closings, State Officials Mull Economic, Environmental Impacts

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By Rona Cohen Nuclear power has long been a mainstay of the Northeast’s energy mix, but a wave of planned retirements has fueled a debate about the fate of aging reactors, and their value to the region’s economy as states … Continue reading