Renewable Energy Mandates Gaining State Support The Colorado legislature is expected to vote on a bill requiring that state's electric utilities to use more renewable energy. About a dozen other states -- including California and Texas -- already have similar programs. Environmentalists want a federal mandate, but they are having more success in state legislatures. NPR's Jeff Brady reports.
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Renewable Energy Mandates Gaining State Support

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Renewable Energy Mandates Gaining State Support

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The Colorado legislature is expected to vote on a bill requiring that state's electric utilities to use more renewable energy. About a dozen other states — including California and Texas — already have similar programs. Environmentalists want a federal mandate, but they are having more success in state legislatures. NPR's Jeff Brady reports.