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In Finalizing Its Important Clean Energy Standard, NY PSC Should Focus on Getting the Details Right

New York State is close to taking a major step forward on clean energy by adopting a requirement that 50 percent of New York’s electricity come from renewable energy resources like wind and solar power by 2030.

Huge Benefits from Regional Market Expansion, Studies Show

The first in a two-part series

Feds Seek Public Comments on Self-Bonding

The practice of self-bonding for coal mines is under review as looming coal bankruptcies threaten to leave taxpayers covering billions of dollars in clean-up costs. 

Michigan Energy Legislation: Leaving Health, Jobs, and Electric Bills to Chance

Energy bills will be debated and voted on next week. What does that mean for your day to day life? If passed, the bills will impact your kids’ health, your spouse’s job, and the stack of bills on your kitchen counter for years to come.

Gene That Allows Bacteria to Fight Off Last Resort Drug Found in U.S. for First Time, Underscoring the Need to Stop Antibiotic Misuse in Livestock

Yesterday, news emerged that a gene which allows disease-causing bacteria to withstand colistin—an antibiotic used as a last-resort when all other antibiotics fail—was found in the United States for the first time.  The problem gene was found both in E.