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Homegrown Solar Jobs Flourishing in Illinois

The sun is shining on solar power in Illinois.

A new report ranks the state 12th nationally for the number of people employed in the solar industry, up from 20th in 2013. According to The Solar Foundation, 1,700 solar jobs were added last year, bringing the total to 3,800 in Illinois.

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Union: Obama Vows Climate Change Action 'Before It's Too Late

WASHINGTON, DC, February 12, 2013 (ENS) – In a State of the Union Address focused on rebuilding the U.S. economy, President Barack Obama tonight pledged to fight climate change “while driving strong economic growth.

...The environmental community is pleased with the President’s position on climate change and clean energy.

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FedEx: We need to get off oil

FedEx, citing the economic and national security harms posed by oil dependence, and the inability to meet our energy needs by drilling alone, announces plan to get off oil.