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    Bloomberg: U.S. States Turn Against Renewable Energy as Gas Plunges

    Sixteen of the 29 states with renewable portfolio standards are considering legislation that would reduce the need for wind and solar power, according to researchers backed by the U.S. Energy Department. North Carolina lawmakers may be among the first to move, followed by Colorado and Connecticut.
    Bloomberg: North Carolina Rejects Cuts to Renewable Energy Mandates
    The House Public Utilities Committee voted 18 to 13 against the Affordable & Reliable Energy Act, said Ivan Urlaub, executive director of NC Sustainable Energy Association, which has been fighting the effort to reduce policies that require utilities to use power generated from clean sources.

    North Carolina is one of 16 states considering legislation to roll back renewable-energy requirements, more than half of the 29 states that have implemented so-called renewable portfolio standards.

    We need to track and whip these votes.

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    "Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose."

    There are no Christians in foxholes.

    by Odysseus on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 02:16:05 PM PDT

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