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Governors' Wind Energy Coalition

January 19, 2012

Brown backs high-speed rail, more green energy

Anne C. Mulkern  •    •  Posted 2012-01-19 13:19:39

The governor praised California’s efforts on climate and renewable power. The state has set a goal of making one-third of its energy renewable by 2020. It also passed a groundbreaking climate law that includes a cap-and-trade program that starts next year. “The plan will require less carbon in our fuels, more efficient technologies across a broad swath of businesses and a carefully designed cap-and-trade system that uses market incentives instead of prescriptive mandates,” Brown said. [ read more … ]

Wind turbines pose no health risk — study

  •  E&E  •  Posted 2012-01-19 13:20:39

There is little evidence that wind turbines pose health hazards to people living nearby, according to a report by an independent panel of scientists and doctors commissioned by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection. [ read more … ]

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