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Looking for a Place to Locate Your Clean Energy Startup? These Are the Best States

July 17, 2014 by Stephen Lacey

Energy Startup Locations

Every cleantech startup company wants the same things: access to capital, a local pool of young talent, a strong incubation network and vision from policymakers. Many states offer one or a couple of these, but only a handful have the full package. So where are these states?[read more]

State Officials Prod California Cities to Act on Drought

July 17, 2014 by NRDC Switchboard

California Drought Crisis

As California enters the hottest and driest season of the year, state officials are acting today to prod California’s cities and water suppliers to take drought conditions more seriously – and none too soon. Emergency regulations drafted by the State Water Resources Control Board are clearly needed.[read more]

East Coast States Have Limited Power Plant Pollution for Years, and It Works

June 12, 2014 by NRDC Switchboard

Since the EPA announced new carbon regulations, the polluting industry’s lobbyists and their political allies have trotted out their usual cries of economic doom. Every time we take steps to improve health and public safety they tell us that doing so would crush the economy and kill jobs.[read more]