Rural California Counties Hit Hard by Power Outages

The state of California penalizes the state’s utility companies, like Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), by holding them strictly liable resulting from any mishap with the company’s service area. For example, any outbreaks of wildfires resulting from sparks from company power lines hitting each other due to high winds or a tree limb blown into…

Nancy Pelosi Revives Obama’s “War on Coal”

House Democrat Leader Nancy Pelosi has restarted the War on Coal initiated by (now former) President Obama. According to Fox News, Pelosi is supporting the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal initiative to shut down more than a third of US coal fired power plants by 2020. Hillary Clinton supported a similar initiative for her 2016 Presidential…

NJ Environmentalists Oppose Meadowlands Power Plant

A Mitsubishi subsidiary seeks to construct a power generating plant in the New Jersey’s Meadowlands that would run on fossil fuels extracted by fracking and would provide power to Manhattan, New York. According to NJTV, New Jersey’s Governor-elect, Phil Murphy, said during his campaign that he would make it a goal for New Jersey to…