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Coal Ash Ponds Put Our Waterways at Risk

When coal-fired power plants burn coal, they leave behind toxic ash waste. Often, this ash waste is stored in uncovered ponds that are susceptible to...

Apr 30, 2018 Report
How the 50 States Rate in Providing Online Access to Government Spending Data

State-operated transparency websites provide checkbook-level detail on government spending, allowing citizens and watchdog groups to view payments made to individual companies, details on purchased goods...

Apr 25, 2018 Report

Nebraska, like my home state of Kansas, is landlocked. There are no beaches with washed up garbage and no sea turtles mistaking plastic bags for...

Apr 5, 2018 Blog Post

There is a better way. And if the auto industry’s short-sighted and ham-handed attack on tailpipe emissions standards helps the rest of us to visualize...

Apr 4, 2018 Blog Post
How Smart Local Policies Are Expanding Solar Power in America

Shining Cities 2018 ranks the largest U.S. cities by installed solar PV capacity and shows that effective public policies – more than the availability of...

Apr 4, 2018 Report

With more electric cars on the road, and many more coming soon, cities will face the challenge of where electric vehicles will charge, particularly in...

Mar 30, 2018 Blog Post

For the Clean Water Act to successfully protect our waterways, facilities must follow the law … and face accountability if they don’t. Our recent report,...

Mar 29, 2018 Blog Post

States on the Atlantic, which use one quarter of the nation's energy, need a big and accessible clean energy resource in order to get off...

Mar 23, 2018 Blog Post
The Enormous Energy Potential of Atlantic Offshore Wind

The Atlantic coast states are dependent on fossil fuels, which pollute our air, put our health at risk, and contribute to global warming. To achieve...

Mar 22, 2018 Report
Oregon Patients and Providers Need Better Information on the Cost of Health Care

Oregon consumers have a limited ability to learn the price of health care in advance of receiving treatment. When patients are asked to make decisions...

Mar 20, 2018 Report

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