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Minnesota faith groups featured in ‘Climate Reality’ project

Minnesota faith communities were in the spotlight again this week as part of the 24 Hours of Reality project.

Amid energy law freeze, Ohio solar market stalls

Ohio SB 310 has already made it hard to finance any new solar projects in the state similar in scale to the Melink solar array at the Cincinnati Zoo. Photo by Kathiann M. Kowalski.By the time Ohio's energy law freeze took effect last week, the new law had already caused a significant setback for the state’s solar energy sector.

In fight against pollution, nurses union on the front lines

Members of National Nurses United protest petroleum coke storage in Chicago in May. (Photo by Bob Simpson via Creative Commons)Over the past two years the National Nurses United labor union has launched a concerted campaign to mobilize on environmental justice issues.

Market improving for waste-to-energy projects in Minnesota

The Hometown Bioenergy plant near Le Sueur, Minnesota, can produce up to 8 MW of electricity. (Photo ©Le Sueur News-Herald, used with permission)As a massive 8 MW biodigester continues ramping up in rural Minnesota, experts say market conditions are improving for waste-to-energy projects.