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May 14, 2012


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Efforts to Undermine Solar and Wind Technologies

Monday, May 14, 2012

Report reveals coordinated efforts to undermine public support for solar and wind technologies. Read More

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NOAA Confirms Hottest April on Record

Monday, May 14, 2012

NOAA concludes this April was the 3rd hottest on record and the past 15 months have been the warmest in the US since records began in 1895. Read More

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KB Home Committed to Energy Efficiency

Monday, May 14, 2012

KB Home receives national award for its commitment to energy-efficient construction and environmental protection by building ENERGY STAR qualified homes in all of its 32 major markets nationwide, including South Carolina. Read More

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Australia Reducing Carbon Emissions

Monday, May 14, 2012

Australia takes a big step forward in an effort to reduce carbon emissions. Read More

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Earthquakes Threaten SC Nuclear Facilities

Monday, May 14, 2012

Earthquake threats prompt questions about one of South Carolina’s nuclear facilities. Read More

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Progress Energy Working on Efficiency

Monday, May 14, 2012

Progress Energy is “working hard to drive efficiency and hold costs down for customers” in South Carolina. Read More

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Current Proposal Prevents Transparency in SC

Monday, May 14, 2012

The current proposal from the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to allow for exploratory activities related to oil and gas development along the East Coast makes it impossible for states like South Carolina to take an educated position on whether the inherent risks and impacts associated with oil and gas extraction are worth the potential benefits. Read More

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SC Lagging Behind in Solar Financing

Monday, May 14, 2012

Big corporations like Google, U.S. Bancorp, Morgan Stanley and Bank of America Merrill Lynch see the potential for steady profits in rooftop solar projects and have been supplying the capital to help cover the upfront costs. However, the typical financing methods used are currently illegal in SC. Read More

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