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In Alaska, One Man Fights To Save Oil Fund As Reserves Dry Up

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States Work To Help Marijuana Industry Reduce Power Costs

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This June 13, 2014 file photo shows construction on a new nuclear reactor at Plant Vogtle power plant in Waynesboro, Ga. John Bazemore/AP hide caption

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How The Dream Of America's 'Nuclear Renaissance' Fizzled

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Theobold Kawa, a 55-year-old pastor, stands outside of AEPL Makedonia church in Goma. He bought his suit in Uganda. "I'm dressing up like this because of the Glory of God," he says. "A servant of God shouldn't look dirty." Shayla Harris hide caption

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As Oil Prices Predicted To Remain Low, Energy Firms Seek Ways To Adapt

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Ed Coker is a job steward with Pipeliners Local Union 798. He's a third generation welder and a second generation member of the Pipeliners union. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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Environmentalists Provoke Pipeline Workers To Speak Up

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In Somerset County, Pa., coal was once the economic backbone. But as technology advanced, mines around the country began laying off workers, replacing them with machinery. Laura Roman/NPR hide caption

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Living In Coal Country: Somerset County Residents On The Declining Economy

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Natural Gas Building Boom Fuels Climate Worries, Enrages Landowners

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Chinese Company Tries To Win Over Wyoming Wind Workers

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Teachers gathered at Choctaw High School for a workshop by the Oklahoma Energy Resource Board, where they were taught pro-energy science lessons to bring back to their students. Joe Wertz/StateImpact Oklahoma hide caption

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Reading, Writing And Fracking? What The Oil Industry Teaches Oklahoma Students

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Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk speaks at the unveiling of the Model 3 in Hawthorne, Calif., on March 31, 2016. The first Model 3 is due to roll off the assembly line Friday. Justin Pritchard/AP hide caption

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As First Model 3 Rolls Off The Line, Can Tesla Sustain Momentum?

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France's environment minister, Nicolas Hulot, photographed on Wednesday, announced an ambitious plan on Thursday to ban the sale of all diesel and gas vehicles in France by 2040. Michel Euler/AP hide caption

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In 2015 Aspen, Colo., reached 100 percent renewable energy powering of its electric utility. "Getting the last 25 percent was a huge challenge for us," says Aspen Mayor Steve Skadron. Grace Hood/Colorado Public Radio hide caption

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It's Not Easy, But Aspen Moves Toward 100 Percent Renewable Energy

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A comprehensive study of air pollution in the U.S. finds it still kills thousands a year, and disproportionately affects poor people and minorities. Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Air Pollution Still Kills Thousands Every Year, Study Concludes

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Diana McLean says coal would be good for the North Cheyenne Tribe. "We've been in the same situation for the last 50 years. And it hasn't changed. It hasn't improved." Shane Thomas McMillan for NPR hide caption

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People Of Coal-Rich Northern Cheyenne Torn Between Jobs And Sacred Culture

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Jayme Orrack oversees Xcel Energy's new wind farm in Courtenay, N.D. The wind farm started generating electricity late last year with 100 turbines that collectively generate 200 megawatts of electricity. Amy Sisk/Prairie Public Broadcasting hide caption

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The Rise Of Wind Energy Raises Questions About Its Reliability

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