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Energy

Transitioning from coal is the goal – how to get there is the question

Navajo and Hopi witnesses agreed the region needs to move away from its economic dependence on coal, but specific proposals on how to get there remained elusive after a House hearing Tuesday. The tribal representatives joined witnesses from across coal country at a House hearing on “supporting communities through the energy transition” – a transition that has

Mines

Energy Experts to Biden: You Can’t Go Green Without Getting Serious About Mining

While President Joe Biden was promoting his push for electric vehicles at a Ford plant in Michigan, Congressional Republicans were hosting a forum on the fact that Biden’s own regulations are among the biggest obstacles to America’s green tech future. Biden appeared next to Ford’s new F-150 Lightning all-electric pick-up truck, the kind of iconic

Energy

Corporation Commission votes to strengthen policies on power disconnection

With summerlike heat already here and triple-digit temperatures around the corner, Arizonans are cranking up the air-conditioning in April. As electricity use increases, some Arizona residents who struggle to pay their power bill risk being disconnected. Last week, the Arizona Corporation Commission took further steps to avoid a tragedy like the one that befell 72-year-old Stephanie

COVID-19

Amid COVID, many businesses in precarious spot as 2020 ends

The final three months of the year, usually a boom time for many small businesses thanks to holiday shopping and celebrations, looks precarious as the coronavirus maintains its grip on the economy. Owners contending with government restrictions or crumbling demand are trying to hold on, with some creating new products and services or desperately searching

National

Trump Administration Paves Way for More People to Experience Bicycling on Public Lands

The Department of the Interior announced that it finalized electric bike (or e-bike) regulations that pave the way for land managers to allow more people, especially older Americans and those with physical limitations, to experience bicycling on public lands managed by the National Park Service, the Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

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