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Report: “Baseload” an Outdated Term for Today’s Changing Electricity Grid

Flexibility key to delivering cost-effective & reliable service

June 26, 2017

Carp CRAP! - Asian Carp Found Beyond Last Line of Defense Near Great Lakes

CHICAGO – Reports of an Asian carp caught today in the Chicago Area Waterways beyond the electric barrier—the last line of defense to prevent the invasive fishes from gaining access to Lake Michigan—illustrate the dangers of continued inaction, according to experts at the Natural Resources Defense Council. Scientists and government regulators all agree that the invasive fish pose a dire threat to the Lakes because of their size and voracious appetites.

June 23, 2017

Burger King to Clean Up Antibiotics Practices in Chicken Supply by 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – The parent company of Burger King and Tim Hortons has committed to ending the use of all antibiotics important to human medicine in their chicken supply by the end of 2018, according to news reports today.

June 13, 2017

NRDC Sues to Block Trump Administration’s Methane Pollution Rollback

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration violated the Clean Air Act in suspending critical protections against methane leaks and other dangerous air pollution from the oil and gas industry last week, according to a lawsuit filed today by the Natural Resources Defense Council. The President announced the rollback last week, shortly before declaring he was withdrawing the U.S. from the Paris Agreement, a landmark global commitment to combat climate change pollution.

June 05, 2017

NRDC President: Trump’s “Grave Mistake” on Paris Hurts America

WASHINGTON —President Trump has announced his decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement, the global accord to fight the dangers of climate change approved by nearly 200 nations in 2015.

June 01, 2017

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