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Unsealed warrants show more than 1,000 phone and text contacts between Michael Cohen and a Russian business post-Election Day. Also on our Thursday rundown: More teachers moonlight due to low wages. Plus, get ready for Great Lakes Restoration phase three.

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Public News Service - OH: Energy Policy

In Ohio, a coalition of nonprofit groups is working to gather interest for a new electrical utility plan that would promote efficiency and conservation while keeping costs down for consumers. The proposal would require utilities to work with the state to keep costs down for consumers, especially lo

That cool burst of air conditioning at the office or shopping mall may be a nice relief from August heat, but it comes at a cost. A new lawsuit is calling on the U.S. Department of Energy to require higher energy efficiency for new air conditioners and heat pumps in commercial buildings. Tim Ballo

A renewable energy bill is gathering support in the U.S. House, and a new report says Ohio will "cash in" if it passes. The law would require 20 percent of the nation's electricity to come from renewable sources by 2020. Report co-author Jeff Deyette with the Union of Concerned Scientists says Ohi

With August just around the corner, an Ohio program that helps low-income seniors afford air-conditioning is almost out of funds. Nikki Jaworski with the Ohio Department of Development says President Bush can help at-risk Ohioans stay cool in the state's hottest month, by releasing more funds for s

Ohioans preparing for a Memorial Day road trip are facing record-high fuel prices. Teresa McHugh with the Sierra Club in Ohio says that's all the more reason the country needs to improve federal fuel economy standards. She believes raising the miles-per-gallon performance of new cars and trucks wou

Earth Day is this weekend, and many Ohioans will mark the occasion by cleaning up parks, planting trees, and joining educational events and celebrations. Sierra Club National Conservation Director Greg Haegele will be in Ohio for Earth Day events. He's calling on Ohioans to commit to a "2 percent

Some Ohio cities and towns are playing it "cool" these days by using energy conservation and alternative fuels to fight global warming. Sarah Topy with the Sierra Club in Ohio says there's a lot local governments can do, such as using more energy-efficient light bulbs in traffic lights and city bui

A new plan passed by a U.S. House committee would boost clean energy production and conservation in southeastern Ohio and other Appalachian coal regions. The plan would use $12 million per year to increase wind, solar, bio-fuels, and clean coal production. Ohio Representative Zack Space authored

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