The Environmental Protection Agency is preparing to implement new rules under its Clean Power Plan now that the public comment period ended on Monday. Advocacy groups across New York urged supporters to express the importance of the rules in reducing the impacts of climate change on the state and the nation.
A new coalition of environmental, business and advocacy groups has been launched in Vermont to push state legislators to impose a carbon tax. The coalition has released the results of a study that assessed the possible impact of a carbon tax on Vermont’s economy and carbon dioxide emissions.
More communities in Massachusetts are getting state financial help with local energy projects. The funding awarded Monday comes courtesy of landmark legislation passed four years ago that was designed to increase clean energy momentum. WAMC”s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.