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Solar Power is the Next Frontier of Freedom, says Navy Veteran Solar Installer

This blog is the first in a series on diversity in the solar energy field in Florida. Check here for future posts. Retired Navy SEAL Commander Steve Rutherford is on a mission.…

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Hundreds Gather in Memphis to Discuss Environmental Justice Issues

This blog was co-authored by Sandra Upchurch, SACE's Memphis Energy Organizer. As fall descended on Memphis, over 250 people attended the Sierra Club’s 13th Annual Grassroots Community Conference. This was the first…

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Clean, Distributed Energy Can Benefit Low-Income Families

This post, authored by Jorge Madrid and Marilynn Marsh-Robinson, originally appeared on Energy Exchange, a blog by Environmental Defense Fund, on November 17, 2014. You can view the original post here. We’ve spent…

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On Sunday thousands converge in New York City for the People's Climate March

This Sunday, September 21st, the People's Climate March is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of people -- from impacted community members to business leaders to faith groups -- to the streets…

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New Southeast EPA Administrator Faces Challenges Ahead

In the first month of 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency appointed Heather McTeer Toney as the new Region 4 Administrator. The former Regional Administrator, Gwendolyn Keyes Fleming, left to become chief of staff…

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40 Religious Groups Practicing Creation Care with Wind Turbines

This blog complements “Solar Spirit” - 50 Religious Groups Practicing Creation Care with Solar Panels, posted March 6. Creation Care merges faith with proactive solutions to protect God's creation. Next week, the…

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New NAACP report touts energy equity opportunities

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) released a new report this week,  Just Energy Policies,  profiling energy policies that can help reform energy production and use in the…

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We're confident that radioactive waste is a problem but what do nuclear regulators think?

Lately there's been a lot of talk about 'waste confidence.' It's a wholly confusing term about an extremely important topic: the toxic, highly radioactive nuclear waste that's been produced by and is…

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Why Climate Change Is a Civil Rights Issue

This post was written by Dr. Gerald L. Durley, Pastor Emeritus of Providence Missionary Baptist Church, Atlanta, GA and consultant to SACE. It was originally published by the Huffington Post on their…

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Energy Equity in Atlanta: A place at the table, not on the menu

This blog was written by Amelia Shenstone, former Regional Advocacy Director with the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.