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With 120,000 employees, 13 gigawatts of installed energy and a record year for deployment, the U.S. solar energy is beyond scorching.
Today, National ‘Shout Out For Solar’ Day, supporters all over are giving the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) a hand in showcasing all the enthusiasm that surrounds the solar energy industry.
If a picture is worth 1,000 words, SEIA's has plenty of material to help promote renewable energy. Learn more about SEIA's 40th anniversary and the benefits of solar energy on the organization's site. Interested in your making your 'Shout Out For Solar?' Be sure to use #GoSolar on Twitter and Facebook.
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Get ready to toast bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. National Pollinator Week is June 17-23 and it's a perfect time to celebrate the birds, bugs and lizards that are so essential to the crops we grow, the flowers we smell, and the plants that produce the air we breathe.
The U.S Forest Service unveiled a new plan to skirt a major environmental law that requires extensive review for new logging, road building, and mining projects on its nearly 200 million acres of public land. The proposal set off alarm bells for environmental groups, according to Reuters.
By Teju Adisa-Farrar & Raul Garcia
In the summer of 1969 a banner hung over a set of condemned homes in what was then the predominantly black and brown Brookland neighborhood in Washington, DC. It read, "White man's roads through black men's homes."
Earlier in the year, the District attempted to condemn the houses to make space for a proposed freeway. The plans proposed a 10-lane freeway, a behemoth of a project that would divide the nation's capital end-to-end and sever iconic Black neighborhoods like Shaw and the U Street Corridor from the rest of the city.
Michigan prosecutors dropped all criminal charges against government officials involved in the Flint water crisis Thursday, citing concerns about the investigation they had inherited from the Office of Special Counsel (OSC) appointed by former Attorney General Bill Schuette, CNN reported.