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NextEra Energy Shareholder Resolution on Sea Level Rise Advances

Shareholders have proposed a resolution to NextEra Energy, Inc. that would require the corporation to report material risks and costs of sea level rise scenarios projecting forward to 2100.

/ April 1, 2016
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Utility Funded Consumers for Solar Choice Ballot Approved by Florida Supreme Court

The Florida Supreme Court approved the utility-funded Consumers for Solar Choice ballot for the 2016 election.

/ April 1, 2016
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Public Interest Groups Call on Executive Nominations Committee to Reject Michael Richard’s Appointment Over Communications between Michael Richard and Governor Hogan’s Office

The emails demonstrate that in just the first month of his appointment, Michael Richard, coordinated with his previous office on matters both confidential and restricted.

/ March 25, 2016
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Co-founder and CEO of Harpoon Brewery Behind Efforts to Block Solar in Massachusetts

Associated Industries of Massachusetts has stepped up its lobbying efforts targeting the pro-solar policies in the state.

/ March 21, 2016
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The Koch Brothers ‘Hijacking’ of American Democracy

The Koch Brothers have leveraged their business empire to shape the political system in the mold of their own agendas while simultaneously capturing the Republican Party and along with it, American democracy.

/ January 28, 2016
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Utilities Exert Influence Through Universities to Sway Regulatory and Political Debate

Through the funding of university institutes and faculty, utility interests and their trade association, Edison Electric Institute (EEI), wield significant influence over the education of regulatory staff and production of advocacy materials to support lobbying efforts around the country.

/ January 21, 2016
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FirstEnergy Ohio Bailout – Bad for Ratepayers, Bad for Ohio

186,000 ratepayers would be forced to pay an additional fee to prop up the company’s uncompetitive coal and nuclear plants, which cannot compete in the free market.

/ January 19, 2016