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Southeast looks to Congress for strong building efficiency codes

As the American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES) makes it way through Congress, SACE has expressed some important concerns, notably the weak energy resource standards and allowance give-aways. But there is…

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Carolinas moving forward on energy efficiency

This blog was written by John D. Wilson, former Deputy Director for Regulatory Policy at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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Obama administration releases national climate report

It is widely recognized that human activity is causing dramatic changes to our climate, and today the Obama Administration released a new comprehensive assessment of our nation’s vulnerability to climate change. Experts…

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Efficiency the size of a power plant (Duke Save-a-Watt resolved!)

This blog was written by John D. Wilson, former Deputy Director for Regulatory Policy at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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Sen. Boxer: Public should be notified about high hazard coal ash sites

In a press conference today, Senator Barbara Boxer, Chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, revealed some startling information about coal ash storage sites across America.  Forty-four have been identified…

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Coal is a Dirty Business: PBS Special on Coal in Ga.

The News Hour with Jim Lehrer recently aired a segment that touched on the grave consequences associated with Georgia’s addiction to coal.  Southern Alliance for Clean Energy's Executive Director, Stephen Smith, is…

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Celebrate World Oceans Day, June 8, 2009

ACT NOW FOR STRONG LEGISLATIVE ACTION TO CURB GLOBAL WARMING POLLUTION! Did you know that one-third of all the carbon dioxide that spews out from our coal-fired power plants and car exhausts dissolves…

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Waxman-Markey Zeroes Renewable Energy Standard, Drops Efficiency Sharply

This blog was written by John D. Wilson, former Deputy Director for Regulatory Policy at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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TVA, Southeast Score Largest Exemptions from House RES

This blog was written by John D. Wilson, former Deputy Director for Regulatory Policy at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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House Committee Votes on Climate Legislation

It wasn’t an easy journey, yet the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 (ACES) cleared a first hurdle yesterday evening as the House Committee on Energy and Commerce approved it…