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Op-Ed News
Bannon's Ouster Welcomed, but Much Bigger Problem Remains in White House: TrumpThe larger and more urgent crisis however is that a white supremacist sympathiz
Op-Ed News / Posted 16 hours ago
The larger and more urgent crisis however is that a white supremacist sympathizer is the president of the United States." Friends of the Earth also weighed in: Bannon is OUT! A victory for all decent people who choose love over the hate and... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Last-ditch plea to block frackingfor fracking in Lancashire. As exploratory drilling by gas firm Cuadrilla star
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted yesterday
for fracking in Lancashire. As exploratory drilling by gas firm Cuadrilla started at the Preston New Road site yesterday Friends of the Earth and local residents called on business and energy secretary Greg Clark to halt the work. The cabinet... Read more
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The Irish Times
‘An Inconvenient Truth’: Did the Earth move for us?there are still reasons for cautious optimism, and Al Gore can take a lot of cr
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
there are still reasons for cautious optimism, and Al Gore can take a lot of credit for that.Oisín Coghlan: Director, Friends of the Earth, Ireland The movie led to a breakthrough moment in public debate and media coverage of climate change.... Read more
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Daily Mail
The rock 'n' roll duke who plays in a band and just inherited £315min the TV series C.A.T.S. Eyes with Leslie Ash and Jill Gascoine. Then came mar
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
in the TV series C.A.T.S. Eyes with Leslie Ash and Jill Gascoine. Then came marriage. But since she began volunteering for Friends Of The Earth in 1989, while pregnant with her first child, her focus has — quite literally — come down to earth. Her... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Further 'illegal' levels of nitrogen dioxide found in Surrey Heathpollution and supporting greener transport initiatives". However, this is not
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 2 days ago
pollution and supporting greener transport initiatives". However, this is not enough say members of Blackwater Valley Friends of the Earth (BVFoE) who argue the report "falls at the first hurdle". Now, the group says it has uncovered further... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mosop, Others Decry Slow Pace of Ogoni Cleanand the HYPREP Project Coordinator (Dr. Marvin Barinen Dekil) in the clean-up p
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
and the HYPREP Project Coordinator (Dr. Marvin Barinen Dekil) in the clean-up process." The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria, ERA/FoEN, also recently attacked the federal government for the alleged slow pace of the... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
UK is 55 million years too late for fracking to work, says expertthis story, couldn't be talked about until midnight just gone – fracking is 55
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
this story, couldn't be talked about until midnight just gone – fracking is 55 million years late: https://t.co/Hyzqos4xo5— Friends of the Earth (@wwwfoecouk) August 17, 2017 “Yet, the only question that has been addressed to date is how large the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
UK is 55 million years too late for fracking to work, says expertthis story, couldn't be talked about until midnight just gone – fracking is 55
Oxford Mail / Posted 3 days ago
this story, couldn't be talked about until midnight just gone – fracking is 55 million years late: https://t.co/Hyzqos4xo5— Friends of the Earth (@wwwfoecouk) August 17, 2017 “Yet, the only question that has been addressed to date is how large the... Read more
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Bury Times
UK is 55 million years too late for fracking to work, says expertthis story, couldn't be talked about until midnight just gone – fracking is 55
Bury Times / Posted 3 days ago
this story, couldn't be talked about until midnight just gone – fracking is 55 million years late: https://t.co/Hyzqos4xo5— Friends of the Earth (@wwwfoecouk) August 17, 2017 “Yet, the only question that has been addressed to date is how large the... Read more
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Gazette
UK is 55 million years too late for fracking to work, says expertthis story, couldn't be talked about until midnight just gone – fracking is 55
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
this story, couldn't be talked about until midnight just gone – fracking is 55 million years late: https://t.co/Hyzqos4xo5— Friends of the Earth (@wwwfoecouk) August 17, 2017 “Yet, the only question that has been addressed to date is how large the... Read more
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guardian-series
UK is 55 million years too late for fracking to work, says expertthis story, couldn't be talked about until midnight just gone – fracking is 55
guardian-series / Posted 3 days ago
this story, couldn't be talked about until midnight just gone – fracking is 55 million years late: https://t.co/Hyzqos4xo5— Friends of the Earth (@wwwfoecouk) August 17, 2017 “Yet, the only question that has been addressed to date is how large the... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
UK is 55 million years too late for fracking to work, says expertthis story, couldn't be talked about until midnight just gone – fracking is 55
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
this story, couldn't be talked about until midnight just gone – fracking is 55 million years late: https://t.co/Hyzqos4xo5— Friends of the Earth (@wwwfoecouk) August 17, 2017 “Yet, the only question that has been addressed to date is how large the... Read more
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Harrow Times
UK is 55 million years too late for fracking to work, says expertthis story, couldn't be talked about until midnight just gone – fracking is 55
Harrow Times / Posted 3 days ago
this story, couldn't be talked about until midnight just gone – fracking is 55 million years late: https://t.co/Hyzqos4xo5— Friends of the Earth (@wwwfoecouk) August 17, 2017 “Yet, the only question that has been addressed to date is how large the... Read more
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This is West Country
UK is 55 million years too late for fracking to work, says expertthis story, couldn't be talked about until midnight just gone – fracking is 55
This is West Country / Posted 3 days ago
this story, couldn't be talked about until midnight just gone – fracking is 55 million years late: https://t.co/Hyzqos4xo5— Friends of the Earth (@wwwfoecouk) August 17, 2017 “Yet, the only question that has been addressed to date is how large the... Read more
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Gazette News
UK is 55 million years too late for fracking to work, says expertthis story, couldn't be talked about until midnight just gone – fracking is 55
Gazette News / Posted 3 days ago
this story, couldn't be talked about until midnight just gone – fracking is 55 million years late: https://t.co/Hyzqos4xo5— Friends of the Earth (@wwwfoecouk) August 17, 2017 “Yet, the only question that has been addressed to date is how large the... Read more
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Bolton News
UK is 55 million years too late for fracking to work, says expertthis story, couldn't be talked about until midnight just gone – fracking is 55
Bolton News / Posted 3 days ago
this story, couldn't be talked about until midnight just gone – fracking is 55 million years late: https://t.co/Hyzqos4xo5— Friends of the Earth (@wwwfoecouk) August 17, 2017 “Yet, the only question that has been addressed to date is how large the... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
UK is 55 million years too late for fracking to work, says expertthis story, couldn't be talked about until midnight just gone – fracking is 55
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
this story, couldn't be talked about until midnight just gone – fracking is 55 million years late: https://t.co/Hyzqos4xo5— Friends of the Earth (@wwwfoecouk) August 17, 2017 “Yet, the only question that has been addressed to date is how large the... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
UK is 55 million years too late for fracking to work, says expertthis story, couldn't be talked about until midnight just gone – fracking is 55
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 3 days ago
this story, couldn't be talked about until midnight just gone – fracking is 55 million years late: https://t.co/Hyzqos4xo5— Friends of the Earth (@wwwfoecouk) August 17, 2017 “Yet, the only question that has been addressed to date is how large the... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
UK is 55 million years too late for fracking to work, says expertthis story, couldn't be talked about until midnight just gone – fracking is 55
EveningTimes Online / Posted 3 days ago
this story, couldn't be talked about until midnight just gone – fracking is 55 million years late: https://t.co/Hyzqos4xo5— Friends of the Earth (@wwwfoecouk) August 17, 2017 “Yet, the only question that has been addressed to date is how large the... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
UK is 55 million years too late for fracking to work, says expertthis story, couldn't be talked about until midnight just gone – fracking is 55
Croydon Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
this story, couldn't be talked about until midnight just gone – fracking is 55 million years late: https://t.co/Hyzqos4xo5— Friends of the Earth (@wwwfoecouk) August 17, 2017 “Yet, the only question that has been addressed to date is how large the... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
UK is 55 million years too late for fracking to work, says expertthis story, couldn't be talked about until midnight just gone – fracking is 55
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
this story, couldn't be talked about until midnight just gone – fracking is 55 million years late: https://t.co/Hyzqos4xo5— Friends of the Earth (@wwwfoecouk) August 17, 2017 “Yet, the only question that has been addressed to date is how large the... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
UK is 55 million years too late for fracking to work, says expertthis story, couldn't be talked about until midnight just gone – fracking is 55
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 3 days ago
this story, couldn't be talked about until midnight just gone – fracking is 55 million years late: https://t.co/Hyzqos4xo5— Friends of the Earth (@wwwfoecouk) August 17, 2017 “Yet, the only question that has been addressed to date is how large the... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
UK is 55 million years too late for fracking to work, says expertthis story, couldn't be talked about until midnight just gone – fracking is 55
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
this story, couldn't be talked about until midnight just gone – fracking is 55 million years late: https://t.co/Hyzqos4xo5— Friends of the Earth (@wwwfoecouk) August 17, 2017 “Yet, the only question that has been addressed to date is how large the... Read more
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Scotsman
Fracking not viable in UK’s “deformed” rocksclaim the dangers to people and the planet should see the practise ruled out.
Scotsman / Posted 3 days ago
claim the dangers to people and the planet should see the practise ruled out. Mary Church, head of campaigns for Friends of the Earth Scotland, said: “Fracking presents a whole host of risks to people’s health and our local environment,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ogoni - Knocks, Kudos for Hyprep As UNEP Report Clocks 6Acting President, Professor Yemi Osibanjo. However, some civil society organiz
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Acting President, Professor Yemi Osibanjo. However, some civil society organizations led by Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), believe that HYPREP, headed by an Ogoni son, Dr. Marvin Dekil, has not done... Read more
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DW
Norway's climate hypocrisy: Clean at home, dirty in the Arctic |6th largest gas producer in the world, and the 15th largest oil producer. Grow
DW / Posted 3 days ago
6th largest gas producer in the world, and the 15th largest oil producer. Growing oil exploration The main thing worrying Friends of the Earth Norway, which sponsored the report, is that these exports are set to grow. Norway is issuing oil and... Read more
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express
Bumblebees heading for EXTINCTION? Insecticide could put them under threat, study warnsin the ability of queens to start colonies significantly increases the chances
express / Posted 5 days ago
in the ability of queens to start colonies significantly increases the chances that wild populations could go extinct." Friends of the Earth campaigner Sandra Bell said: “This new study comes hot on the heels of the largest field trials of... Read more
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Ekklesia
New research suggests pesticides risk bumblebee extinctionpopulation extinction." The research was published in the journal Nature Ecolog
Ekklesia / Posted 5 days ago
population extinction." The research was published in the journal Nature Ecology and Evolution yesterday (14 August 2017). Friends of the Earth is urging the UK government to back moves in the EU to permanently extend current neonicotinoid... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Pesticide 'could have devastating effect' on wild bumblebee numbersdecisions about the risks associated with using these chemicals." Sandra Bell,
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 5 days ago
decisions about the risks associated with using these chemicals." Sandra Bell, nature campaigner at environmental group Friends of the Earth, said: "This new study comes hot on the heels of the largest field trials of neonicotinoids showing harm... Read more
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The News and Star
Pesticide 'could have devastating effect' on wild bumblebee numbersdecisions about the risks associated with using these chemicals." Sandra Bell,
The News and Star / Posted 5 days ago
decisions about the risks associated with using these chemicals." Sandra Bell, nature campaigner at environmental group Friends of the Earth, said: "This new study comes hot on the heels of the largest field trials of neonicotinoids showing harm... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Controversial pesticide ‘could have a devastating effect’ on bumblebee populationsdecisions about the risks associated with using these chemicals.” Sandra Bell,
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
decisions about the risks associated with using these chemicals.” Sandra Bell, nature campaigner at environmental group Friends of the Earth, said: “This new study comes hot on the heels of the largest field trials of neonicotinoids showing harm... Read more
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Northern Echo
Opinions divided on merits of grouse shooting as 'Glorious 12th' marks the start of the season30 major estates in England received a total of £4.5million in subsidies in 201
Northern Echo / Posted 8 days ago
30 major estates in England received a total of £4.5million in subsidies in 2016, up from £4million two years earlier. Friends of the Earth, which produced the analysis, criticised the Government for handing out increasing amounts of taxpayers'... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lagos Govt Denies Partnering With 'Failed Foreign Firms' On Water Sectorthose with proven track records and records of contract accomplishment all over
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
those with proven track records and records of contract accomplishment all over the world. The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria had accused the Lagos State government of partnering with "failed" multinationals as it seeks to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Implement Anti-Tobacco Laws, Corps Members, CSOs Urgedelegation led by the chairman governing board of alliance and Deputy Director
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
delegation led by the chairman governing board of alliance and Deputy Director of the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) Akinbode Oluwafemi held a sensitization rally yesterday in Abuja. They also submitted... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Arguments rage as grouse moors pocket millions in EU subsidiesreveals 30 major estates in England received a total of £4.5 million in 2016, u
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 8 days ago
reveals 30 major estates in England received a total of £4.5 million in 2016, up from £4 million two years earlier. Friends of the Earth, which produced the analysis, criticised the Government for handing out increasing amounts of taxpayers'... Read more
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The News and Star
Arguments rage as grouse moors pocket millions in EU subsidiesreveals 30 major estates in England received a total of £4.5 million in 2016, u
The News and Star / Posted 8 days ago
reveals 30 major estates in England received a total of £4.5 million in 2016, up from £4 million two years earlier. Friends of the Earth, which produced the analysis, criticised the Government for handing out increasing amounts of taxpayers'... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Support fight against ‘heartless’ immigration policiesjoin me on Aug. 13. Marsha Mather-Thrift of San Rafael is a veteran nonprofit
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 8 days ago
join me on Aug. 13. Marsha Mather-Thrift of San Rafael is a veteran nonprofit organization manager and fundraiser. She has worked in leadership positions with Friends of the Earth, WildCare, Earth Share of California and the Rosie the Riveter Tr... Read more
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Gulf News
Electric cars no answer to air pollution, says top UK adviserincreasingly replacing little-used vehicles with car club membership and ride-s
Gulf News / Posted 8 days ago
increasingly replacing little-used vehicles with car club membership and ride-sharing apps,” he said.Oliver Hayes, Friends of the Earth air pollution campaigner, said: “Electric cars are critical in the fight against climate change and... Read more
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Lake Cowichan Gazette
Bees count: help save species in troubleIt’s not a stretch to say people often stay clear of bees for fear of being stu
Lake Cowichan Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
It’s not a stretch to say people often stay clear of bees for fear of being stung. Friends of the Earth, a group committed to “protecting the earth for tomorrow” would like people to set aside that fear and learn a little bit about bumble bees while... Read more
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BC Local News
Bees count: help save species in troubleIt's not a stretch to say people often stay clear of bees for fear of being stu
BC Local News / Posted 9 days ago
It's not a stretch to say people often stay clear of bees for fear of being stung. Friends of the Earth, a group committed to "protecting the earth for tomorrow" would like people to set aside that fear and learn a little bit about bumble bees while... Read more
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Castlegar News
Become a volunteer for the bee censusWant to do something to help save the bees? There is an opportunity to help Fr
Castlegar News / Posted 9 days ago
Want to do something to help save the bees? There is an opportunity to help Friends of the Earth (FoE) with its second Great Canadian Bumble Bee Count by being a volunteer census taker. Downloadable census cards like the one pictured here are... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Green campaigners hail ban on 5p plastic bagsall of Tesco's 3,500 stores will replace the 5p bags with bags for life at 10p.
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
all of Tesco's 3,500 stores will replace the 5p bags with bags for life at 10p. Avril Hesson, of Burnley and District Friends of the Earth, said: "I think it is a good idea and something that will spread to the other supermarkets." A... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Why environmentalists want Impossible Burger's meatless patties to be pulled off menusETC Group, an advocacy group focused on socioeconomic and ecological issues, wh
Los Angeles Times / Posted 11 days ago
ETC Group, an advocacy group focused on socioeconomic and ecological issues, which requested the FDA documents along with Friends of the Earth. Those documents were first shared with the New York Times. Impossible Foods, the makers of the fake... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lagos Govt Partnering 'Failed' Foreign Firms On Water Sector, Group SaysThe Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria has accused the La
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria has accused the Lagos State government of partnership with 'failed' multinationals in the water sector. Akinbode Oluwafemi, a Deputy Director at ERA/FoEN, told journalists during a press... Read more
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express
Banning ALL cars is the only way to beat air pollution CRISIS, claims adviserfor 23 years’ time and failing to enact measures which will curb pollution in U
express / Posted 13 days ago
for 23 years’ time and failing to enact measures which will curb pollution in UK towns and cities now,” said Oliver Hayes, Friends of the Earth air pollution campaigner at the time of the announcement. A leading government adviser has now stated... Read more
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Ekklesia
Biodiversity indicators highlight government failure on environmentbeing done to protect the natural environment, with too many indicators static
Ekklesia / Posted 13 days ago
being done to protect the natural environment, with too many indicators static or showing a decline in biodiversity, says Friends of the Earth. Reacting to the report Friends of the Earth nature campaigner Paul de Zylva said: "Our birds, bees and... Read more
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Gulf News
Billions lost in nuclear power projects, with more bills dueand solar across our state, but it’s lost now and ratepayers are going to feel
Gulf News / Posted 13 days ago
and solar across our state, but it’s lost now and ratepayers are going to feel the brunt of this,” said Tom Clements, with Friends of the Earth. “The ratepayers are losers any way you look at it. Now we have to take a different tactic.”Utility... Read more
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Bolton News
UPDATED WITH PICTURES: Event in town centre aims to highlight plight of Bolton's homelessfrom both sides of the political spectrum that something must be done about hou
Bolton News / Posted 14 days ago
from both sides of the political spectrum that something must be done about housing. Elizabeth Shepherd, from Bolton Friends of the Earth, said: “We are supporting raising awareness about homelessness because it is inextricably linked to the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Billions lost in nuclear power projects, with more bills dueand solar across our state, but it's lost now and ratepayers are going to feel
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 14 days ago
and solar across our state, but it's lost now and ratepayers are going to feel the brunt of this," said Tom Clements, with Friends of the Earth. "The ratepayers are losers any way you look at it. Now we have to take a different tactic." Utility... Read more
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TribLIVE
Billions lost in nuclear power projects, with more bills dueand solar across our state, but it's lost now and ratepayers are going to feel
TribLIVE / Posted 14 days ago
and solar across our state, but it's lost now and ratepayers are going to feel the brunt of this,” said Tom Clements, with Friends of the Earth. “The ratepayers are losers any way you look at it.” 'Lucifer' heat wave torments Europe Chief... Read more
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