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Why Minnesota’s Community Solar Program is the Best

Why Minnesota's Community Solar Program is the Best

John Farrell

February 15, 2019

Minnesota's community solar program hit 513 megawatts in February 2019, nearly half as much capacity as a nuclear power plant!... READ MORE


Planning for Local Energy and Climate Action in Minneapolis — Episode 70 of Local Energy Rules Podcast

Planning for Local Energy and Climate Action in Minneapolis — Episode 70 of Local Energy Rules Podcast

Marie Donahue

February 14, 2019

In this episode of Local Energy Rules, Energy Democracy Initiative director John Farrell speaks with Minneapolis City Councilmember Jeremy S... READ MORE


Author Susan Crawford on the Future of Fiber Connectivity in America

Author Susan Crawford on the Future of Fiber Connectivity in America

Lisa Gonzalez

February 12, 2019

ILSR's Chris Mitchell interviews Harvard Professor, author, and broadband champion Susan Crawford on her new book, Fiber: The Coming Tech Re... READ MORE


Arkansas Considers Lifting Ban on Municipal Broadband Networks

Arkansas Considers Lifting Ban on Municipal Broadband Networks

Lisa Gonzalez

February 11, 2019

Arkansas' Republican Women’s Legislative Caucus — has decided that they’ll take on the issue of poor connectivity. They’ve introduced a bill... READ MORE


Lobbyists Block Opportunities to Improve Rural Broadband in Michigan

Lobbyists Block Opportunities to Improve Rural Broadband in Michigan

Lisa Gonzalez

February 7, 2019

Big cable and telecom lobbyists managed to lock out some of the state's most promising opportunities to bring better connectivity to those w... READ MORE


EDITOR'S PICKS

ILSR Convenes the 6th National Cultivating Community Composting Forum

ILSR Convenes the 6th National Cultivating Community Composting Forum

Virginia Streeter

February 5, 2019

ILSR is convening the 6th National Cultivating Community Composting Forum in NYC next May. These events will bring together community compos... READ MORE


How Community Composting Disrupts Big Waste (Episode 61)

How Community Composting Disrupts Big Waste (Episode 61)

Hibba Meraay

December 13, 2018

Host Brenda Platt speaks with Terry Craghead of Fertile Ground, a worker-owned community composting cooperative. Fertile Ground is building ... READ MORE


Report: Waste Incineration: A Dirty Secret in How States Define Renewable Energy

Report: Waste Incineration: A Dirty Secret in How States Define Renewable Energy

Marie Donahue

December 12, 2018

Almost half of U.S. states allow energy produced by burning garbage to count toward their renewable energy requirements. In a new report, we... READ MORE


Dollar Stores Are Targeting Struggling Urban Neighborhoods and Small Towns. One Community Is Showing How to Fight Back.

Dollar Stores Are Targeting Struggling Urban Neighborhoods and Small Towns. One Community Is Showing How to Fight Back.

Marie Donahue

December 6, 2018

Although dollar stores sometimes fill a need in places that lack basic retail services, there’s growing evidence that these stores are not m... READ MORE


Monopoly and the U.S. Waste Knot

Monopoly and the U.S. Waste Knot

Neil Seldman

December 4, 2018

Big Waste dominates every aspect of solid waste and recycling practice and policy. The top four consolidated companies earn $30 billion of t... READ MORE


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