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Offshore Wind in the Atlantic - Growing Momentum for Jobs, Energy Independence, Clean Air, and Wildlife Protection

The Atlantic states are uniquely positioned to forge a clean, independent energy future. The region’s current dependence on fossil fuels has far-reaching and devastating impacts —– affecting residents’ health, draining their pocketbooks, causing air and water pollution, and warming the planet. Many Atlantic states have already become leaders in energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies that create jobs, lower energy costs, cut pollution, and reduce our reliance on dirty fossil fuels. These efforts will greatly benefit people and wildlife for generations to come.

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Gobbling Less Gas for Thanksgiving - How Clean Cars Can Save Americans Money and Cut Oil Use

The transportation sector accounts for nearly two-thirds of the more than 19 million barrels of oil consumed each day in the United States.  The largest percentage is consumed by passenger cars and light duty trucks, such as SUVs, vans, and pickup trucks.

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Clean Cars Would Save Mainers $911,000 on Thanksgiving Travel

 As Mainers prepare for one of the busiest travel holidays of the year, a new Environment Maine report finds that more fuel efficient cars would save Mainers roughly $911,000 at the gas pump this Thanksgiving alone. 

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First-Ever U.S. Solar Jobs Census Shows Major Growth in Solar Jobs

Jobs in the solar industry are booming, with 93,000 solar jobs at more than 16,700 solar employment sites in all 50 states, according to a new report released today by Environment Maine and authored by the Solar Foundation.

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News Release | Environment Maine

Energy Efficient Buildings Would Save Maine Families $2,200 per Year, While Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Maine families could save $2,200 every year on their energy bills by 2030 if the government invests in the energy efficiency of our buildings today, according to a new report by Environment Maine.

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