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U.S. Loses 594,300 Clean Energy Jobs

Nearly 600,000 U.S. clean energy workers have lost their jobs since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic after 447,208 new workers filed...

Clean Energy Workers Feel the Effects of COVID-19

More than 106,000 clean energy workers lost their jobs in the month of March, and hundreds of thousands more clean energy job...
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Trump’s Proposed Budget Shrinks EPA, DOE Funding

President Donald Trump has released his fiscal year 2018 budget proposal, which includes cuts to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Environmental Protection...

Trump Makes ‘Ironic’ Choice For Head Of DOE Renewables Office

President Donald Trump has reportedly made his pick for the next head of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and...
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Court Approves Suspension Of Clean Power Plan Lawsuit

On Friday, a federal court approved the Trump administration’s request to suspend the litigation over the Clean Power Plan (CPP).The decision comes after President...
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Trump Fires Executive Order At Obama’s Clean Power Plan

Just as he vowed to do, President Donald Trump has issued a review of the Obama administration's landmark emissions-reduction initiative. However, it's not doomsday for the renewables industry, some groups say.
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Trump Proposes EPA, DOI Cuts; Environmental Groups React

Clean energy and environmental advocacy groups are speaking out against the Trump administration’s newly released 2018 budget proposals for discretionary spending – which, among...

How Wind Energy Can Power Trump’s ‘America First’ Policies

Nope, it's not a pipe dream: The rapidly flourishing wind industry could help the new administration fulfill its economic and industrial policies.

Governors To Trump: Here’s What We Need For Renewables Industry

The Governors’ Wind & Solar Energy Coalition, a renewable energy advocacy group headed by bipartisan Govs. Gina Raimondo, D-R.I., and Sam Brownback, R-Kan., is...

Congressman Proposes Killing Environmental Protection Agency

A newly elected congressman is seeking to completely abolish the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): Yes, indeed, under H.R.861, the agency would be no...