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Burning the Future

In Burning the Future: Coal in America, writer/director David Novack examines the explosive forces that have set in motion a groundswell of conflict between the coal industry and residents of West Virginia.

Burning The Future: Coal in America
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Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard

29 States require their electric utilities to meet a certain electric generation percentage from a mix (portfolio) of renewable energy. Texas led the nation and the Distric of Columbia was the most recent adopter. Attempts to have a national Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard has hard going on Capitol Hill. In the 2005 Energy Policy Act (EPACT05), the RPS amendment couldn't pass either energy committee. In the 2007 energy bill (EISA07), an RPS passsed the US House of Representatives, but could not overcome opposition in the Senate. The electric utility lobby spent over $15 million to defeat the measure.



Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard
May 06, 2008
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PUBLIC OPINION POLL RESULTS SHOW STUNNING MAJORITY OF AMERICANS SUPPORT CLEAN, RENEWABLE ENERGY AND OPPOSE NUCLEAR POWER & FOSSIL FUELS

Americans and Energy Policy: The Myth of the Partisan Divide

Popular Mechanics Bulb Test

Consumer Articles: Home Efficiency

Programs and Tips

Energy Star is the national program that rates appliances and promotes energy savings activities. Experts at the US Environmental Protection Agency and US Department of Energy have also sorts of programs and tips. Here are three sites: