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Ohio Group Holds Out Hope For Thorium Energy

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This schematic from 1969 represents the state of the art Thorium molten salt reactor design. Engineers at Oak Ridge Labs developed the technology then abandoned it in favor of the more familiar Uranium fueled light water reactors.
12:24PM
March
31, 2014

A group in Northeast Ohio is promoting an alternative form of atomic power that they say promises safer and cheaper nuclear reactors: Thorium. But critics say its time as a viable energy source has passed.

Ohio Senate Delays Vote On Bill To Weaken Renewable Energy Rules

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The proposal would let electric companies use some projects involving fossil fuels to help satisfy renewable energy mandates from the state.
8:52AM
December
5, 2013

A proposal to adjust Ohio’s renewable energy and efficiency mandates has stalled for a second time amid opposition from environmental and consumer interests and some majority Republican lawmakers.

Ohio Contributes To 110,000 New Clean Energy Jobs

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8:02AM
March 8, 2013

A new report out this week says Ohio contributed to the more than 110,000 clean energy jobs created in the U.S. in 2012.

Ohio Finally Gets Much-Debated Rules On Fracking, Green Energy

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One of the many natural gas pumps that have sprung up around Ohio in recent years.
7:23AM
June
12, 2012

The measure signed Monday includes new regulations for hydraulic fracturing, as well as a controversial measure that will let companies capture and use heat runoff and claim it as renewable energy.

Legislators Consider Changing Definition Of “Renewable Energy”

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The proposal would let electric companies use some projects involving fossil fuels to help satisfy renewable energy mandates from the state.
8:01AM
May
22, 2012

The proposal would allow electric companies to use some projects that involve fossil fuels to help satisfy renewable energy mandates from the state.