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Column: State must switch to clean energy

By Rep. Tram Nguyen Photo by Amanda Sabga 03/10/20
Parts of my own district suffered terrible damage during the explosions and fires on Sept. 13, 2018, which resulted in the death of a young man, Leonel Rondon, tens of thousands of residents displaced, hundreds…
The gesture

Celebrating Peoria’s Clean Energy Future

By Celena Kyle and Neeti Jain Photo by Ivan Moreno 03/10/20
We just celebrated a milestone in NRDC’s work to end illegal and deadly ash pollution from the E.D. Edwards coal-fired power plant near Peoria, Illinois. Had the plant’s owners invested in the modern pollution controls…
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Sustainable microgrids are the future of clean energy

By Alex Behrens Photo by Will Lester 03/05/2020
Across the U.S., sustainable microgrids are emerging as a vital tool in the fight against climate change and increasingly common natural disasters. In the wake of hurricanes, earthquakes and wildfires, the traditional energy grid in…