Apologies for issues with search We are having issues with the search index. We have connected to a backup source, so search may be slow or unavailable for a while as we fix it. Search A Baker Attends to the Bay State Heat August 12, 2022 Source: Boston Globe After some deliberation, Massachusetts' Republican governor signed a law on August 11 that aims to boost offshore wind - without a disputatious price cap on bids that had made the governor hesitate. Of Iron Man's Endorsement and Carbon Removal's Evolution March 25, 2022 Source: Axios Evidently too excited to wait for our explainer on the subject, Robert Downey Jr. tweeted bullishly about carbon removal recently. This March 21 story places the pronoucement in context. External News Ohio Supreme Court Dismisses Power Plant Lawsuit December 18, 2019 Source: Toledo Blade The Ohio Supreme Court threw out FirstEnergy Solutions’ lawsuit arguing that the recently enacted law bailing out its two nuclear power plants on Lake Erie cannot be subjected to voter referendum. External News Cities Look to Natural Gas Bans to Curb Carbon Emissions December 02, 2019 Source: Scientific American Cities in California and Massachusetts are advancing what has become the newest trend in the local fight against climate change: bans on natural gas hookups in new buildings. External News Who’s Behind the Chinese Conspiracy Ads Against Ohio’s Nuclear Referendum? October 09, 2019 Source: Energy News Network Questions remain about where the money is coming from to fund both the petition drive for a public vote on FirstEnergy’s subsidies and the inflammatory campaign against it by a group called Ohioans for Energy The term "security" refers to a fungible, negotiable financial instrument that holds some type of monetary value. It represents an ownership position in a publicly-traded corporation via stock; a creditor relationship with a governmental body or a corporation represented by owning that entity's bond; or rights to ownership as represented by an option. Source: Investopedia . External News FirstEnergy Solutions behind Argument against Ohio Nuclear Subsidy Referendum September 04, 2019 Source: Energy News Network Documents show the company retained the law firm arguing that HB 6 is exempt from state referendum procedures. External News Report: Kansas Utilities Run Coal Plants Year-Round Even Though It Costs Ratepayers Millions August 01, 2019 Source: KCUR "The way Westar Energy runs its coal plants in Kansas unnecessarily costs consumers millions of dollars a year through an obscure, if common, practice known as self-committing generation." External News Ohio Governor Signs Coal and Nuclear Bailout at Expense of Renewable Energy August 01, 2019 Source: InsideClimate News Opponents fear the law will send the growing wind and solar industry to neighboring states while Ohio homeowners are stuck boosting old, uneconomical power plants. External News Effort to Trade Gas for Hydropower in Northeast Meets Resistance May 29, 2019 Source: Scientific American Some residents are concerned about environmental impacts from proposed transmission lines.