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In Maryland, the Public Service Commission (PSC) has just moved to get one of the country’s most ambitious energy efficiency programs back on track.

Maryland produces roughly 300 million chickens annually, more than 50 chickens per Maryland resident. Those chickens produce hundreds of thousands of tons of manure and waste each year. If those 300 million chickens were raised...

From city halls to Capitol Hill, Frontier Group’s research lent critical support to campaigns on issues ranging from government accountability to global warming, while also helping to lay the factual and intellectual foundation for even...

At a time when people were hungry for any credible information about what was happening at Fukushima, the reassuring words of a Ph.D. associated with a major research university appeared to fill that gap.

At the turn of the 21st century, Houston’s leaders are working to secure the city’s continued global energy leadership by tapping a new resource: clean energy.

A great television news clip covers our recent report on California's progress toward building a million solar roofs.

The commitment that Maryland made in 2008 to invest in energy efficiency is starting to pay off. Lower electricity use and lower peak demand have begun to save money for consumers and spurred local economic...

New Jersey receives the benefits of a small peaking power plant without having to use a single square inch of land or create any additional air pollution, and the solar panels will continue to generate...

If adopted, yesterday’s proposal by the Obama administration to strengthen fuel economy and global warming standards for cars and light trucks will be the nation’s biggest effort yet to reduce global warming pollution and oil...

In 2011, environmental health advocates are poised to win a major victory -- requiring coal- and oil-fired power plants to clean up their toxic pollution. Our newest report looks at how the new standards will...

California is successfully building a brighter future by making solar power into a commonplace and affordable energy resource. Our newest report celebrates how far we have come.

RMI’s latest effort, Reinventing Fire , shows how aggressive implementation of clean energy technologies can move the United States toward complete freedom from fossil fuels by 2050 – well within my kids’ expected lifetimes and...

This past weekend, activists surrounded the White House, calling for President Obama to stop the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. Their actions matter. We can stop what's coming.

Massachusetts is expected to add 600,000 senior citizens to its population by 2030 (compared with 2000 figures), with many of those seniors “aging in place” in suburban communities that are difficult to reach with existing...

It’s time to check up on a few items we’ve addressed previously here on the blog that are back in the news this week.

Frontier Group's new report about the potential pitfalls associated with privatizing traffic law enforcement is receiving national media attention.

Why are the desires of what we might call (conservatively) “the 70 percent” of Americans who consistently support stronger environmental protections so often marginalized? It is not because of the efforts of "Republicans" or "Democrats"...

The adoption of a suite of state and local policies could curb U.S. carbon dioxide emissions by more than one-third by 2030 – not enough to prevent dangerous global warming, but still a sizeable down-payment...

Recently, West Virginia created their website, TransparencyWV, along Frontier Group's guidelines. Not only did West Virginia take a big step toward Transparency 2.0 by simply creating TransparencyWV, but the website is actually one of the...

By both of TTI's major measures - delay per driver and Travel Time Index - the average driver experienced less traffic congestion than he or she did at the end of the Clinton administration. Even...

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