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Failures in Limiting Development Along the Chesapeake and Coastal Bays

Pollution from a variety of sources, coupled with the rampant destruction of coastal wetlands, has degraded water quality in the Chesapeake Bay, harming wildlife and...

Feb 26, 2008 Report
Real-World Examples of How Energy Efficiency Can Benefit Maryland Consumers

Electricity and natural gas prices have jumped, millions of dollars are leaving the state to pay for fuel imports, and Maryland will likely face rolling...

Feb 26, 2008 Report
Meeting Colorado's Goals for Reducing Global Warming Pollution

Global warming poses a serious threat to Colorado’s future. The state has already begun to respond to the problem, but additional action is needed if...

Dec 26, 2007 Report
Global Warming and the Rising Frequency of Extreme Precipitation in the United States

Scientists expect that global warming will cause rainstorms and snowstorms to be more intense – increasing the risk of flooding and other impacts. When It...

Dec 15, 2007 Report
State Actions Leading America to a New Energy Future

America is in the midst of a clean energy boom, and state governments are taking the lead. States across the country have adopted creative policy...

Nov 26, 2007 Report
How New Jersey Can Maximize the Benefits of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

New Jersey and nine other northeastern states took a pioneering step to address global warming with adoption of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), the...

Oct 26, 2007 Report
Transit in New England and Its Role in Curbing Global Warming Pollution

New England’s transportation system produces more global warming pollution than any other sector of the region’s economy. Cool Moves documents how New England’s public transportation...

Sep 26, 2007 Report
How State Renewable Electricity Standards are Cutting Pollution, Saving Money, Creating Jobs and Fueling a Clean Energy Boom

More than half of the nation’s 50 states have adopted renewable electricity standards (RES) – policies that require utilities to obtain a minimum percentage of...

Sep 26, 2007 Report

Transportation produces roughly 42 percent of Florida’s global warming pollution. The Benefits of Adopting the Clean Cars Program in Florida explains how Florida could reduce...

Aug 26, 2007 Report
Creating Jobs and Reducing Pollution with Wind Power

Developing Ohio’s wind energy resources will advance Ohio’s economy. Clean, renewable and home-grown wind energy will help to make Ohio more energy independent, create jobs,...

Aug 26, 2007 Report

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