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Critics: Ohio case fits pattern of quieting fracking foes

These billboards are at the center of an Ohio lawsuit against a local man who opposes fracking and related activities.A lawsuit filed by an Ohio company last month seeks to remove two anti-fracking billboards near a wastewater site it operates.

Wisconsin solar fight could spill into other states

A single solar panel prior to installation at the Lester Public Library in Two Rivers, Wisconsin. (Photo by Lester Public Library via Creative Commons)A closely watched battle over utility policy in Wisconsin could determine the fate of solar development throughout the region, advocates say.

After a slow start, PACE getting off the ground in Missouri

Kansas City is the largest municipality in Missouri's PACE district, the smallest is a town of 430. (Photo by Jim Nix via Creative Commons)Four years after Missouri passed a law allowing Property-Assessed Clean Energy (PACE), the state is on the verge of launching the first few projects.

Boating industry not backing down in Chicago E15 fight

(Photo by ed_needs_a_bicycle via Creative Commons)Although an ordinance to require E15 at some Chicago gas stations has stalled, the boating industry isn't backing down anytime soon.