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GHG Emissions  -  June 2, 2017

CEOs join governors, mayors to meet Paris targets

Without the backing of the federal government, a powerhouse coalition of U.S. governors, mayors, university presidents and more than 100 businesses have begun work on a plan to meet the country's greenhouse gas reduction commitment under the Paris climate agreement.
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Regulation  -  June 1, 2017 - By Amy Poszywak

Trump says US will exit Paris climate agreement

President Donald Trump on June 1 officially announced his decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement but begin negotiations to re-enter on terms that are "more fair to the United States" and its workers.
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Regulation  -  June 1, 2017

Corporate heavyweights back Nevada clean energy bill

Five of Nevada's largest employers — Dignity Health, eBay, Levi Strauss & Co., Switch and Unilever — have thrown their weight behind legislation that would increase the state's renewable energy standard.
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Wind  -  May 31, 2017

Ziploc manufacturing site running on 100% wind

With the addition of a third site, located in Bay City, Mich., running entirely on wind energy, one-third of SC Johnson's global energy usage now comes from renewable energy sources.
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GHG Emissions  -  May 31, 2017 - By Amy Poszywak

As Trump reportedly prepares to ditch Paris accord, corporate giants make furious final plea

CEOs from some of the largest corporations including Apple Inc., Exxon Mobil, Dow Chemical Co. and Tesla Inc. have revved up their vocal opposition to the U.S.'s departure from the Paris climate agreement.
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Energy Efficiency  -  May 30, 2017

Arizona utility halts energy efficiency rebate program

Arizona utility Tucson Electric Power Co. has halted an energy efficiency rebate program for commercial energy users after running out of funding for the incentives, the Arizona Daily Star reported May 29.
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Power Prices  -  May 30, 2017 - By Amy Poszywak

Three Mile Island to shutter in 2019, Exelon says

The owner of the Three Mile Island nuclear plant — home of the 1979 nuclear accident considered to be the worst in U.S. history — on May 30 announced plans to close the Pennsylvania power plant in 2019 following years of profit losses.
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GHG Emissions  -  May 27, 2017

Weekend reads: Emissions-free fossil power; miners courted for wind jobs; new clean energy bills & more

Kick back on this holiday weekend with five must-read energy stories from around the web.
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Energy Efficiency  -  May 26, 2017

EV charging helps property earn LEED Platinum

The Watt Companies on May 24 announced that its Watt Plaza property in California has achieved LEED Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for the second time.
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Solar  -  May 26, 2017

Navy celebrates completion of 17 MW solar project

The U.S. Department of the Navy and Indiana Gov. Suzanne Crouch recently celebrated the opening of a new, 17-MW solar power plant in southwestern Indiana at the Naval Support Activity Crane that will increase the resiliency of its operations.
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