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UMW: a messaging path to a clean-energy future?

June 29th, 2011 · 7 Comments

When it comes to discussing the value and power of a clean-energy future, in a way that touches core values and life-experiences of a good share of Americans, perhaps it is time to think and speak UMW.  No … not the United Mine Workers.  Instead,  when we think UMW and energy, we should turn to […]

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Introducing meaningful energy legislation …

June 29th, 2011 · Comments Off on Introducing meaningful energy legislation …

Today, Senator Energy Smart Jeff Merkley (D-OR) joined with three other Senators (Bennet, Udall, Carper) to introduce the Oil Independence for a Stronger America Act of 2011.  Through programs in five arenas, this bill targets eliminating “overseas” oil imports by 2030. The largest proposed savings would come from accelerating electric vehicle adoption and continuing to […]

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