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A grassroots advocacy group in the Catskills has begun a campaign focusing on renewable energy.

People for Positive Action, an advocacy and environmental action group in Plattsburgh, hosted a “People’s Summit on Energy and the Environment” at SUNY Plattsburgh Tuesday evening.

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A recent report shows the United States has taken a chunk out of its carbon dioxide emissions over the past seven years as a result of actions and policies.

Capital District Against Fracking

The future of hydraulic fracturing has been in limbo since the New York state Department of Environmental Conservation began a review of the practice in 2008. Now, six public hearings are being held across New York to receive public comment on the draft State Energy Plan... one of them in Albany today.  Environmental groups are also at the Capitol today calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo to put renewable energy ahead of fossil fuels in his effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 80 percent by 2050.

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Dominion Resources Inc. is marking the beginning of commercial operations at two renewable energy facilities in Connecticut.

The Richmond, Va.-based energy company said operations have begun at its fuel cell facility in Bridgeport, Conn., and solar center in Somers, Conn.

Renewable Energy Vermont has outlined a series of interim goals as the state moves to meet a 90 percent renewable goal by 2050.

Hundreds of people working in Vermont's renewable energy industry are meeting in South Burlington to help chart a path to the state’s long-term energy goal.

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Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin says he's going to encourage his five New England counterparts to work with the company that manages the regional power grid to take better advantage of the fast expanding sources of clean electricity across the region.

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Businesses and individuals in Western Massachusetts are learning about a variety of options to address energy costs.

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As the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy approaches, environmental groups are looking at ways to prevent a similar weather event.

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