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Energy News Roundup: Green jobs, solar farms and the value of trees-
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Solar, storage projects set to bring jobs, tax revenue to Illinois coal communities-
A recent state procurement formalizes plans to put solar and storage on the site of several retired coal plants. The owners will receive grants and higher-value renewable energy credits to finance the projects.
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The Catch: Pollution problems … and solutions-
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Indiana might be changing its tone toward wind energy-
When it comes to a more positive view of wind energy, young people are leading the way.
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Soaring Fertilizer Prices Could Deliver ‘Silver Lining’ For Emissions, But Farmers Struggle to Limit Use-
The sudden rise in fertilizer prices could have implications for global emissions by reducing how much of it farmers use in their fields. But experts say there’s more to the picture.
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FRESH: Research Highlights Gaps in Federal Air Pollution Data-
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Michigan Gov. Whitmer’s plan needs to move from aspiration to action, says Detroit climate advocate-
A priority shift is needed on federal and state levels to achieve climate goals, Michelle Martinez told Great Lakes Now.
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As agencies seek more environmental justice data, longtime residents are skeptical-
Environmental regulators hope new data-driven tools will help identify hotspots and drive environmental justice. Some activists, who’ve been fighting polluters for decades, have doubts that more information will make a difference.
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Pennsylvania public water utilities say Senate bill will force up rates-
Legislation criticized by opponents as a vehicle for-profit water companies to take over municipal water authorities in Pennsylvania by imposing expensive regulations on them passed the Republican-controlled state Senate.
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Landmark bill to limit cryptomining passes NY Legislature-
New York lawmakers have passed a milestone environmental measure designed to tap the brakes on the spread of cryptocurrency mining operations that burn fossil fuels.