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Oregon officially rejects coal exports

Victory! The Oregon Department of State Lands (DSL) denied a key permit necessary for Ambre Energy’s Morrow Pacific coal export proposal. This project would have sent hundreds of coal trains through the region and thousands of coal barges down the Columbia River.

Illinois leading the nation in clean energy

A new report shows that Illinois is leading the nation in clean energy. The state has more cities providing 100% renewable energy than any other -- 91 to be exact.

Georgia moving beyond coal

The Georgia Public Service Commission has officially signed off on Georgia Power buying 250 MW of wind in Oklahoma.

University of Cincinnati switching to 100% clean energy

In early May, the University of Cincinnati (UC), a leader in campus sustainability, announced that it plans to completely replace coal as a fuel for electricity within the year.

10x more solar power coming to New York

On April 24, New York extended the successful NY-Sun Initiative through 2023, which will result in over ten times more solar power in the Empire state.