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Carbon Emissions Fee Proposed By Environmental Groups In Washington, DC

May 21st, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

Climate activists in Washington DC are advocating for a law that would impose a fee on carbon emissions. The money raised would be paid out to the citizens of the district, help fund clean energy initiatives and lower property taxes on businesses. Supporters say it would promote job growth while lowering emissions.


A $1.6 Million Win In America’s Second Offshore Wind Lease Auction

September 5th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

American offshore wind took another major step forward yesterday with the second-ever competitive lease sale to develop renewable energy in federal waters. A subsidiary of Dominion Virginia Power won the Interior Department's auction to develop 112,800 acres about 23 miles from Virginia Beach with a bid of $1.6 billion.


Maryland Governor Unveils Strongest US Plan To Fight Climate Change

July 25th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

If Governor Martin O’Malley gets his way, Maryland may soon lead America in the fight against climate change and transition toward a clean energy future. Today, O’Malley announced an aggressive plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions 25% and boost renewable energy 25% by 2020 - both up from current 20% targets.



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