DOJ: W.Va. governor's coal company may be unable to pay court-imposed sanctions
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DOJ: W.Va. governor's coal company may be unable to pay court-imposed sanctions

A U.S. attorney is seeking to depose employees and representatives of Justice Energy to help locate potential assets to satisfy a $1.2 million civil contempt sanction, but company lawyers suggested Justice Energy might be unable to pay.
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Solar power at Pennsylvania schools doubled during the pandemic

“If this growth continues, schools could set Pennsylvania up as a clean energy leader and not just the fossil fuels we’re known for.”

NORTH BRADDOCK, Penn.—On Wednesday evening, 10th grader Abby Wypych stood in front of Woodland Hills School District’s board and urged them to approve a feasibility study on installing solar panels.

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Eight Virginia groups join request for Federal Trade Commission to investigate electric utility industry

230-plus groups are asking the FTC to investigate electric industry practices that “impede renewable energy competition and harm consumer protection."
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How Atlantic Canada's warming ocean could impact everything from seaweed to lobster

An Atlantic Canadian biotechnology seafood company says it's seeing the effects of warming ocean temperatures as levels of the cold-water seaweed it harvests have plunged in one area.

Green options transforming wedding industry
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Green options transforming a wedding industry prone to waste

NEW YORK (AP) — The wedding industry remains fraught with waste, but a growing contingent of brides and grooms is pushing for more sustainable changes, from the way they invite guests to the food they serve and the clothes they wear.

Suicides indicate wave of ‘doomerism’ over escalating climate crisis

While alarm over wildfires, droughts, flooding and societal unrest is on the rise, not many of us talk about climate angst.

Beyond magical thinking: Time to get real on climate change

Energy scientist Vaclav Smil says it’s time to stop ricocheting between apocalyptic forecasts and rosy models of rapid CO2 cuts and focus on the difficult task of remaking our energy system.

Climate change could expand forests. But will they cool the planet?

Climate change could lead to a net expansion of global forests. But will a more forested world actually be cooler?

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Public health in Pennsylvania ignored during fracking rush: Report

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