Senator Mark Lawrence, Chair Representative Seth Berry, Chair Joint Standing Committee on Energy, Utilities & Technology My name is Dylan Voorhees and I am the Clean Energy Director for the Natural Resources Council of Maine (NRCM). NRCM opposes this bill, which—despite its title—would limit the extent to which funds from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Read More
LD 797 would set roadmap for cutting carbon pollution and strengthening Maine’s economy News Release March 13, 2019 (AUGUSTA, ME) – From shellfish growers and farmers to doctors and home-grown clean energy businesses, a wide range of Mainers testified today in support of a bipartisan bill to spark action on climate change. An Act to Read More
by Christopher Bouchard, Aroostook Republican & News Bangor Daily News story CARIBOU, Maine — Caribou City Manager Dennis Marker updated councilors on Feb. 11 about the results of an Investment Grade Audit report concerning the potential conversion of Caribou street lights to more efficient and less expensive LED. Marker said the IGA report indicates that Read More
Buy energy-efficient appliances and office equipment. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), depending on the specific item, Energy Star-labeled appliances can save up to 75 percent of total electricity use. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.
Mainers will get to see how they could benefit as the price for solar panels drops. Portland Press Herald editorial The Blaine House is not just the building where the governor lives. It’s also a place where the chief executive can make a point. So when then-Gov. Paul LePage wanted to promote the use of Read More
“For all his bluster and tweeting, Donald Trump cannot stop us from moving forward in our states,” Washington’s governor told BuzzFeed News. by Zahra Hirji, BuzzFeed News Reporter Buzzfeed news story His first week on the job, Florida’s new Republican governor made a surprise announcement. In sharp contrast to the previous administration, Ron DeSantis signed Read More
Slow cookers such as crock pots use less electricity than a traditional oven—around 200 watts of electricity per hour. Bonus: letting food cook all day means a meal is ready when you get home after work or errands. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click Read More
Ask retailers about their energy policies, whether they use toxic-free cleaning products, recycled paper, and other questions that let them know their customers want them to be as environmentally friendly as possible. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.
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