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Midwest Energy News: Advocates say industrial lobbyists play outsized role in blocking clean energy in Ohio

New York Times: Trump got nearly $1 million in energy-efficiency subsidies

ClimateWire: Staff wary but ready to work with Pruitt amid new email dump

Huffington Post: Scott Pruitt goes after critics, EPA in his first speech to the agency

Climate Crocks: Chamber of Commerce – “Hell to pay” if U.S. backtracks on climate

Santa Fe New Mexican: Reader View: A deceptive attack on rooftop solar

ClimateWire: Clean energy left out of new White House energy plan

PV-Magazine: Solar disappears down the memory hole on White House website

ClimateWire: Exxon lobbied against a $10 carbon tax in Mass.

TechCrunch: Trump’s manufacturing council includes Elon Musk, Michael Dell and Mark Fields

Gizmodo: A Brief Chat With Elon Musk About Climate Change, Rex Tillerson, and Donald Trump

Buzzfeed: Trump’s SEC Nominee Told Firms To Admit Climate Change Risks

International Business Times: Donald Trump and climate change: SEC nominee Jay Clayton works at firm that encourages companies to disclose their climate risks

MarketWatch: Trump’s SEC pick pushed clients to say more about climate-change risks

Climate Crocks: Trump appointee warned of climate impacts

Inside Climate News: Rex Tillerson’s record on climate change – Reality vs rhetoric

Vox: Ohio clean energy standards are toast unless Gov. John Kasich steps in to save them

Columbus Business First: PUCO’s Howard Petricoff faced confirmation obstacles from the start, emails show

Grist: 5 lessons activists can learn from Florida’s successful ballot fight to defend solar

UtilityDive: Florida’s Amendment 1 defeat shows why solar won’t be stopped, Trump or no Trump

Tampa Bay Times: Power surge: Utilities dump another $3.5 million into Amedment 1

Tampa Bay Times: After leaked recording, solar amendment campaign scrubs its web pages

Miami Herald: Insider reveals deceptive strategy behind Florida’s solar amendment

Fox 4 Fort Myers, FL: Experts say solar amendment is misleading, not pro-solar

ABC 7 Sarasota, FL: Solar Amendment Summary

Grist: Why is this liberal congresswoman spreading anti-solar arguments?

Washington Post: Vote delayed on Hogan nominee accused of feeding information to governor’s staff

The Baltimore Sun: Gov. Hogan’s nominee to utility regulator faces Senate grilling over emails

NUVO: The fight over Indiana’s Access to Public Records Act 

The Guardian: Nevada’s solar workers and customers reel as new rules ‘shut down’ industry

Florida Center for Investigative Reporting: Big Energy Pours $1.9 Million Into Anti-Solar Group

The Telegraph: Barack Obama accuses pro-fossil fuel businesses of sabotaging solar energy

WRTV6 (ABC affiliate) Indianapolis: Group asks AG to weigh in on legislative emails issue

DeSmog Blog: New Report Reveals Corporate-Funded Hydra Head Blocking U.S. Renewable Energy

International Business Times: Obama’s Clean Power Plan: Solar Energy, Panels Expected To Increase In Homes As Costs Continue To Drop

E&E News: Corporate and Environmental Front Groups Emerge Influential in Southeast Solar Battles

The Intercept: Solar Rooftop Energy Harms Minorities, Claims News Outlet Tied to Utility Industry

TIME: The Battle of Solar vs. Conventional Utilities

Bloomberg: Warren Buffett Is Sending Mixed Messages on Green Energy

Bloomberg: Shareholders Revolt Against Dark Money

Midwest Energy News: Coal connections cloud reliability report cited by Ohio agency

Washington Post: Utilities Wage Campaign Against Rooftop Solar

VICE News: Meet the ‘Merchants of Doubt’ Who Sow Confusion about Tobacco Smoke and Climate Change

Indianapolis Star: Critics: What’s the rush on new solar regulations? 

ThinkProgress: Legislators, Corporations Gather For Secret Meeting Against Clean Energy And You’re Not Invited

The Cincinnati Enquirer: Fossil-Fuel Lobby Attack Clean Energy Law

Los Angeles Times: Koch brothers, big utilities attack solar, green energy policies

The Guardian: ALEC calls for penalties on ‘freerider’ homeowners in assault on clean energy

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