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New report: Illinois ranks 5th nationally for big box stores’ rooftop solar potential

Covering the state’s retail and grocery stores with solar panels could generate enough clean energy to power 313,000 average homes.

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Report | Environment Illinois Research and Education Center

Solar on Superstores

Solar electricity generation capacity has increased about 40-fold between 2010 and 2021, making solar energy the fastest growing form of electricity generation in the U.S. That growth is due to solar energy’s low and rapidly dropping price, the immensity of America’s solar resources, and public policies that make solar power a viable and economically attractive option for individuals and businesses.

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A critical tool for beautiful oceans | Kelsey Lamp

The Biden administration should give future generations the opportunity to appreciate our amazing ocean for years to come

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The BLM’s Arctic Refuge Scoping Report—ExplainedJulia DinmoreKevin Pollack

The Bureau of Land Management’s Scoping Report is complicated, so we helped you understand it.

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New Report: President Biden’s first year in office marks progress on numerous environmental fronts

Following years of rollbacks, President Joe Biden began his term nearly a year ago amidst unprecedented environmental and public health challenges. Despite these obstacles, his administration has made significant strides toward restoring lost environmental protections and confronting daunting threats to our climate and public health, according to a new report by Environment America Research & Policy Center and U.S. PIRG Education Fund.

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