Oregon’s first in the nation anti-coal law: The pros and cons

Christian Science Monitor: Oregon aims to phase out the the reliance on coal fired plants by 2030. Gov. Kate Brown signed into law legislation that would eliminate coal-generated energy, making Oregon the first state to do so. Backed by two of the largest energy companies in the state, the law requires utilities to source half of the energy from renewables such as solar and wind by 2040, the Associated Press reported. "Knowing how important it is to Oregonians to act on climate change, a wide range of stakeholders came......

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