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August 9, 2016 | Blog Post

Nation’s Largest Utility Has North Carolina Neutralized

This is a guest blog post by Bryce Cracknell. Bryce is a junior at Duke University and a resident of North Carolina. This summer, Bryce worked in the Policy & Legislation department of Earthjustice in Washington, D.C.

August 9, 2016 | Action Alert

Protect wolves and the Endangered Species Act

Today we’re seeing some of the most serious threats ever posed to the Endangered Species Act. Tell President Obama to oppose any legislation that hurts wolves and other imperiled wildlife!

August 5, 2016 | Blog Post

Model For Monopoly Power Companies Needs to Change

What’s next after NextEra? The Public Utilities Commission rejected the NextEra-Hawaiian Electric takeover deal, but the real work to build a clean energy system by and for the people of Hawaii has just begun. [Read more about Hawai‘i’s Public Utilities Commission rejection of the $4.3 billion sale of HECO, Hawai‘i’s main utility, to Florida-based NextEra Energy.]

August 4, 2016 | Blog Post

End of the Line for Oakland Coal Scheme

On July 19, the people of Oakland, California, halted a multi-million dollar dirty energy project in its tracks. The Oakland City Council, bolstered by the support of thousands of residents, voted to ban shipments of coal from the city in response to a proposal from powerful local developer Phil Tagami. Tagami’s plan was to use more than $50 million in taxpayer money to bring 10 million tons of coal a year from Utah to the West Oakland waterfront by train.


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