Press Release: Record Number of U.S. Households Have Access to Food Waste Collection

A record number of U.S. households have access to food waste collection. Residential access to curbside food waste collection has almost doubled in past three years; drop-off sites provide access to millions more. Explore the latest report from ILSR and BioCycle.… Read More

Press Release: Comcast is spending scared in Seattle & Fort Collins local elections, facing threat of competition

Date: 2 Nov 2017 | posted in: MuniNetworks, Press Release | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

In our latest policy brief, we analyzed the actions of Internet Service Provider giant Comcast during this election season in two locations: Seattle, Wash. and Fort Collins, Colo. We found that Comcast is spending millions in the two locations to protect its monopoly.… Read More

Press Release: Cable Association Spends Big Cash in Local Colorado Ballot Referendum on Municipal Broadband

Date: 25 Oct 2017 | posted in: MuniNetworks, Press Release | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Comcast is spending big to oppose broadband competition in Fort Collins, Colorado. The Colorado Cable Telecommunications Association is spending hundreds of thousands to deny residents a real choice in broadband Internet access by moving against a local pro-municipal broadband referendum.… Read More

Press Release: Mayor Hodges’ Budget Would Make Minneapolis a National Clean Energy Leader

Date: 12 Sep 2017 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States, Press Release | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Cities across the country are grappling with extreme weather, rising sea levels, and an urgent need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Many of them have committed to address this crisis. But the City of Minneapolis, under a budget proposed by Mayor Betsy Hodges, is poised to do something novel: put real resources behind its climate and energy pledge. The mayor’s budget proposal would unlock roughly $3 million in new funding, leveraging more than $20 million in utility conservation funds, and expand access to energy savings to many more residents and businesses.… Read More

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