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California's Opportunity to Create a Thriving, Self-Sustaining Residential Solar Market

Given its abundant sunshine, California has tremendous solar power potential. Increased reliance on solar power would reduce the state’s air pollution, decrease the need for...

Apr 26, 2005 Report
The Benefits of Today's Advanced Technology Vehicles for Maine

Despite tighter automobile emission standards over the past three decades, many states continue to face significant automobile-related air pollution problems. Ready to Roll: The Benefits...

Mar 26, 2005 Report

The bulk of the electricity consumed in New Jersey is generated by coal-fired and nuclear power plants, which generate global warming pollution and radioactive waste....

Mar 26, 2005 Report
How Residential Photovoltaic Incentives Can Pay Off for Homeowners and the Public

Developing clean, abundant solar power resources in California can benefit all those who live and work in the state—reducing air pollution, protecting consumers from volatile...

Dec 26, 2004 Report
Protecting Washington from Nuclear Waste at Hanford

The Hanford Nuclear Reservation in southeastern Washington is one of the most contaminated nuclear waste sites in the world. Containing the threat to public health...

Oct 26, 2004 Report
The Case Against the Use of Offsets in a Regional Power Sector Cap-and-Trade Program

A group of northeastern states have joined together in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) to limit emissions of carbon dioxide from power plants in...

Sep 26, 2004 Report
Priority Policies for Reducing Rhode Island's Contribution to Global Warming

In 2001, the governors of the six New England states made an historic commitment to reduce their region’s emissions of global warming pollution. Rhode Island...

Aug 26, 2004 Report
The Potential Role of Hydrogen in Achieving a Clean, Sustainable Transportation System

The use of hydrogen as a fuel for cars and trucks has been touted as an environmentally responsible way to end America’s dependence on foreign...

Aug 26, 2004 Report
Assuring Affordability, Reliability, Accountability, and Balance After a Decade of Restructuring

The restructuring of the electric industry during the 1990s was touted as a way to reduce costs for consumers and promote innovation and competition. But,...

Jun 26, 2004 Report
11 Ideas for Protecting the Environment and Easing Maryland's Fiscal Crisis

Eleven fiscally sound and environmentally friendly “green budget” policies evaluated in this report could help the State of Maryland ease its budget crisis while discouraging...

Jun 15, 2004 Report

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