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DOI Restores Protections to Public Lands, Ensures Responsible Development

The U.S. Department of Interior has revoked amendments to the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (DRECP) filed by the Trump administration last month. "We are...

The GREEN Act Introduced into House of Representatives

Chairman of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures Mike Thompson, D-Calif., and the entire Democratic membership of the committee have...

Biden Aims to Double U.S. Offshore Wind Capacity in Next Decade

U.S. President Joe Biden has signed an executive order that includes doubling offshore wind power generation in U.S. federal waters by 2030. The order also...

Production Tax Credit Extension Included in Legislation

Congress has reached a bipartisan deal that contains important emergency relief measures for the renewable energy industry, including a one-year extension of the production...

Republicans, Democrats Support Clean Energy Tax Incentives

Bipartisan majorities support a number of tax incentives that seek to reduce the use of fossil fuels, according to a new in-depth survey conducted...

Five Key Trends Shaping Wind Energy in the U.S.

The wind industry continues to flourish across the U.S. as a viable source of clean energy and is a favorite of utilities due to...

Grijalva, Castor Introduce the Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act

House Natural Resources Committee Chair Raúl M. Grijalva, D-Ariz., has unveiled his Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act along with his co-lead, House Select Committee on...

Republicans Introduce Bill to Eliminate Production Tax Credit

U.S. Sens. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) and John Hoeven (R-ND) have helped to introduce the PTC Elimination Act, a bill to completely phase out the...

House Passes Clean Economy Jobs Act, Seeks Approval from Senate

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act, which includes legislation Rep. Mike Levin (D-CA) introduced to promote...

Mayors’ Letter to Congress Urges Tax Credit Extensions

A bipartisan coalition of 64 mayors, representing cities in 25 states across the country, have joined with Environment America to call on Congress to...

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