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August 28, 2013

Moniz defends Obama’s ‘practical, pragmatic’ climate strategy

Colin Sullivan, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted 2013-08-28 11:41:10

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz used his first major policy address here yesterday to defend the president’s “all of the above” energy strategy. The nuclear physicist turned Cabinet officer insisted that President Obama’s decision to support unconventional fossil fuel development should be viewed within the context of the administration’s Climate Action Plan, not as a cave-in to powerful energy interests. [ read more … ]

In Nebraska, farmers hope to take control of wind production

by Karen Uhlenhuth, Midwest Energy News  •    •  Posted 2013-08-28 11:41:30

A group of Nebraska farmers are attempting to put a new face on renewable power in their state. If they succeed in persuading a utility to buy their power, they will be the first local owner-producers in Nebraska to generate electricity with wind turbines on their land, and to sell it to a utility for distribution. [ read more … ]

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