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Can Texas’ grid ever deliver 100% renewable energy?

Texas leads the nation in renewable energy. Solar, wind and other renewables exclusively power businesses, colleges and even one town in the state. So, why can’t the state simply continue that trend and run on 100% renewable energy?

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RI ban on new gas vehicle sales: State pushing electric vehicles

No, you won't need to give up your gas car, and you could even buy a new one in another state, though many of RI's neighbors will have similar rules.
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to focus enforcemen
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Senate approves Texas environmental agency sunset bill

The bill would require the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to focus enforcement on repeat violators and increase public outreach.
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Bills aimed at adding more natural gas power to Texas grid clear Senate

Critics say the bills could lead to untold billions in added costs to customers and minimal benefits while ignoring needed efforts to reduce electricity demand.
Texas to expand fast-charging EV stations
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Texas legislation aims to expand fast-charging electric vehicle stations

Two bills would form the foundation for companies to build more electric vehicle charging stations across the state, supporters say.
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Massachusetts group wants $300 million to prep buildings for climate change

A Massachusetts coalition wants the state to create a fund to jump-start the move to renovate structures to make them more climate resilient.

Keystone spill in Kansas the largest in pipeline's 11-year history
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Keystone spill in Kansas the largest in pipeline's 11-year history

The estimated 600,000 gallons spilled from Keystone Pipeline into a Kansas creek this week could be among the largest onshore releases of oil or petroleum in the U.S. since 2010.
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