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August 15, 2013

On the road, CEQ’s Sutley plays up health risks of carbon emissions

John McArdle, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted 2013-08-15 10:34:06

In promoting President Obama’s new Climate Action Plan during an event in Rhode Island this morning, White House Council on Environmental Quality Chairwoman Nancy Sutley warned that carbon emissions are as much a public health issue as an environmental one. Joined by two local children with asthma whose outdoor activities are limited during the summer, Sutley told the audience that “as their experiences demonstrate, climate change poses a very real threat to public health — both now and in the future,” according to excerpts provided by the White House. [ read more … ]

Xcel Energy moves to buy another wind farm

E&E  •    •  Posted 2013-08-15 10:34:25

Xcel Energy Inc. yesterday announced plans to purchase another wind farm currently under development in North Dakota, making it the fourth wind power project the utility has bought within the past month. [ read more … ]

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