Windsor Community Rights Network

Local Governance for Healthy Community

March 10th, 2016

America is Building a Clean-Energy Economy with Unprecedented Momentum

 March 3, 2016 at 5:58 PM ET by John P. Holdren, Dan Utech Summary:  The Department of Energy’s ARPA-E Summit showcases American clean-energy leadership and transformative energy technologies. Last week, President Obama visited an advanced battery factory in Jacksonville, Florida. As part of the clean-energy revolution that’s creating jobs and making our planet safer and […]

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February 25th, 2016

5 communities sticking it to fossil fuel companies — and winning.

This January, communities around the world are seeing victories in long, hard-fought struggles against fossil fuel companies. Congratulations to everyone involved, and good luck to everyone still working to protect their own home. Here are 7 victories this month: 1. Carson, California, USA The community fought for years, and this week California Resources Corp. decided to pull […]

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August 22nd, 2015

Are Fracking Wastewater Wells Poisoning the Ground beneath Our Feet?

Leaking injection wells may pose a risk–and the science has not kept pace with the growing glut of wastewater.  By Abraham Lustgarten and ProPublica. 06/21/12 Over the past several decades, U.S. industries have injected more than 30 trillion gallons of toxic liquid deep into the earth, using broad expanses of the nation’s geology as an […]

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