Quit Coal Blog
Authored by Gary Cook, Greenpeace International
This week, after hundreds of thousands of Apple customers and Greenpeace supporters asked the company to use clean energy instead of dirty coal, it announced a significant investment in local renewable energy to power its data center in North Carolina, US.0 comments
I hate to say it, but I think I agree with the Colorado Mining Association.0 comments
This past Saturday, a group of Xcel ratepayers from the Denver and Boulder metro area headed to the small town of Brush. Located on the windy plains of eastern Colorado, Brush is home to large dairy farms, charming Victorian homes, the famous Brush! Rodeo, and the less known Pawnee coal plant.
Every few years, Xcel is required to submit a report to the Colorado electric regulatory board,called the Public Utilities Commission. In this report, Xcel outlines future projects and includes an analysis of their energy needs, future energy demands, and how they will meet those needs.
**UPDATE** Monday October 24, 2011 - Check out this cool video of the action.
The three students have all been released. More updates on the administration's response soon to come.
Three students arrested at Michigan State University Sit-in.0 comments
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