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March 27 Green Energy News

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“Federal Judge Rules Permits For Dakota Access Pipeline Are Invalid” • Even though the Dakota Access pipeline has been completed and placed in service, a federal judge ruled this week that all the environmental permits for it were granted without adequate review or input from the Indigenous communities impacted by it. [CleanTechnica]

BRIEF NEWS UPDATE: EIA’s Year-End 2019 Data

SUN DAY CAMPAIGN

EIA’s 2019 YEAR-END ENERGY REPORT:

DRIVEN BY STRONG SOLAR AND WIND GROWTH, U.S. PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION OF RENEWABLE ENERGY INCREASE SLIGHTLY IN 2019

CO2 EMISSIONS FROM ENERGY USE DIP AND FALL BACK TO 2017’s LEVEL

The production of domestic […]

March 26 Green Energy News

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“Wind Capacity Grows By Over 60 GW In 2019” • Global wind energy capacity increased by over 60GW in 2019, making it the second highest year for new installations, according to a report from the Global Wind Energy Council. The 15th edition of the “Global Wind Report” said year-on-year growth in 2019 was […]

March 25 Green Energy News

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“Musk Delivers On Promise Of Providing Ventilators To Los Angeles” • Elon Musk has made good on his promise to help get more medical ventilators to hospitals in California to treat patients with severe COVID-19 symptoms. The ventilators help people breathe when they cannot do it for themselves, and the machines are in […]

March 24 Green Energy News

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“Thawing Permafrost Is Giving Scientists The Chance To Study Long-Dead Diseases (Prepare For The Next Pandemic)” • As the permafrost thaws, it could reveal the origins of many diseases, such as scarlet fever or smallpox, helping scientists understand past outbreaks and cope with new ones. That could lead to life-saving discoveries. [CleanTechnica]

All CSWD Drop-Off Centers closed 3/24 and 3/25; Environmental Depot closed 3/24 until further notice

All Chittenden Solid Waste District (CSWD) Drop-Off Centers (DOCs) will be closed on Tuesday, 3/24 and Wednesday, 3/25.

This pause will enable us to deep-clean facilities, modify our facilities to provide safer interactions between our employees and the public, and provide thorough training on public interaction protocols under these unprecedented conditions. We will post schedule […]

March 23 Green Energy News

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“Citizen Science Project In Rural Pennsylvania Aims To Change The Climate Conversation” • A biology professor at Moravian College started the Eastern Pennsylvania Phenology Project in 2010. Local residents submit data about natural indicators of seasonal change. The people involved are starting to see climate change for themselves. [Yale Climate Connections]

Rural […]

March 22 Green Energy News

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“World Water Day: Often Overlooked, Water Resources Are Essential Part Of Solution To Climate Change” • On World Water Day, the UN launched a flagship report that says reducing both the impacts and drivers of climate change will require major shifts in the way we use and reuse the Earth’s limited water resources. […]

March 21 Green Energy News

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“Unemployment Poised To Skyrocket, Creating Urgent Need To Spur Renewables: Obama Veteran Of 2008 Financial Crisis” • Power sector leaders are pushing Congress to address hits to the industry in its stimulus package. A former Obama transition team member pointed out that clean energy buildouts could be the first to hire. [Utililty Dive] […]

March 20 Green Energy News

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“The Arcimoto Deliverator Could Be The Ultimate Last Mile Delivery Vehicle” • Arcimoto, which unveiled the prototype of a last mile delivery version of its electric Fun Utility Vehicle last year and is back with a sleeker, more refined version of the Deliverator. CleanTechnica spoke with Arcimoto CEO Mark Frohnmayer to get the […]