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04/19/2019 - Is state senator Gene Yaw out to lunch on key energy issues?

Proposing a (joke?) resolution wasn't the only thing Yaw was up to this week

04/19/2019 - Recyclable Starbucks lid unlikely to be recycled



The new Starbucks lid was supposed be a great green environmental milestone. But it’s very unlikely to be recycled.

04/19/2019 - How to break your single-use plastics habit



Ditch your one-and-done straws, spoons, and containers with this kit of affordable, reusable stand-ins.

04/19/2019 - Why do Americans hate bikes so much?



And how low will they go to keep their neighborhoods bike-free? Won’t somebody please think of the children?

04/19/2019 - Elizabeth Warren wants public lands to create jobs—and clean energy



Americans may not realize that they collectively own about 650 million acres of public land and water in this country in the form of national parks, wildlife refuges, monuments, wilderness areas, and more.

04/19/2019 - New Dominion Energy HQ gets ‘green building’ rating



The new Western Area Headquarters for Dominion Energy Transmission Inc. has achieved the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, rating, the natural gas company said.

04/19/2019 - University of Pittsburgh selected for PepsiCo Recycling’s funding



The University of Pittsburgh proposed to install an OZZI machine, which would allow the school to serve 50% of their to-go meals in reusable containers by 2025.

04/19/2019 - Ohio cement plant looks to wind to reduce footprint of energy-intensive industry



An Ohio cement plant hopes to eliminate more than 9,000 tons of carbon dioxide emissions each year with the help of three new wind turbines.

04/19/2019 - New York City sets ambitious climate rules for its biggest emitters: buildings



The city found ways to cushion costs for low-income residents while creating jobs and cutting emissions as a 'downpayment on the future.'

04/19/2019 - Electric cars could be as affordable as conventional vehicles in just three years



Electric vehicles will be cost-competitive with combustion-engine cars by 2022, according to a new report by transportation analysts at Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF).