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Why Equity Must Be Central to Transportation Electrification

Electric transportation can be both the figurative and literal vehicle to help further social justice and improve the lives and livelihoods of many in low-income and rural communities.

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FPL’s Holiday Surprise: $810 Million Bill Increase for Families to Pay for Fossil Gas

On December 7, the PSC should reject FPL’s request to increase customers' bills an additional $810 million to recover costs for fossil gas price hikes to run its power plants, unless it…

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NC Regulators Weigh in on Duke's Resource Plan, Process for Carbon Reduction Plan

North Carolina Commission issued two orders setting 2022 up as a pivotal year in the state's clean energy transition.

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Tennesseeans urge TDEC to deny TVA request that would allow more toxic pollution from the Kingston Fossil Plant

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) held an informational meeting and public input session on Monday, November 22 in Kingston, Tennessee regarding the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) request to modify…

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Electrifying Transportation Could Bring $7.9 Billion To Georgia's Economy While Slashing Emissions

By leading the transition to electric cars, trucks, and buses, Georgia can spur economic growth, save money, and create jobs — all while reducing carbon emissions to benefit the climate.

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Memphis City Council adds another layer of protection against future pipelines 

At their November 16 meeting, Memphis City Council members took additional action to protect the city’s residents and drinking water. This latest law, which comes after months of debate and legal wrangling,…

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Rest in Peace, Winter the Dolphin

The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) wishes to add our condolences for the loss of Winter the Dolphin who died on November 11, 2021, at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium in the…

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TVA Board gives away power plant decision-making authority to CEO Jeff Lyash, while also giving him a raise

At the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) Board meeting on November 10, Board members voted to delegate decision-making authority around the Kingston and Cumberland coal plants to CEO Jeff Lyash, an outspoken proponent…

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Tennesseeans Prepare to Lock Arms as They're Locked Out from TVA's Board Meeting

Ahead of TVA's quarterly board meeting, without the ability to speak directly to TVA's board, ratepayers are gathering to demand and deliver over 4,000 public comments asking TVA not build new fossil…

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Congress Can Help Tennessee Lead Charge to Electric Vehicle Transition

Beyond money and jobs, electric cars and trucks are important for our health and the health of our children, who are especially affected by pollution.