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Electrify America opens California’s first 350 kW charging station

Electrify America opens California’s first 350 kW charging station

Yesterday, Electrify America opened California’s first 350kW quick charge location. The bank of chargers includes nine CCS plugs and one CCS-CHAdeMO plug, and while most of them have an already-quick 150kW rate, two CCS plugs are capable of ultra-fast 350kW charging.

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Rivian plans to use dealerships to service its electric trucks and SUVs

Rivian plans to use dealerships to service its electric trucks and SUVs

Buyers will order Rivians directly from the company – it’s already accepting pre-orders, secured by refundable $1,000 deposits. Unlike Tesla,

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Corn Ethanol: Not the Greatest Thing Since Sliced (Corn)bread

Corn Ethanol: Not the Greatest Thing Since Sliced (Corn)bread

This is exactly the problem with corn ethanol. Just a few years ago corn ethanol was promoted endlessly by politicians of all flavors, industry processors, farmers organizations, lobbyists – you name it. Politicians famously promoted corn ethanol on the basis of fighting global warming. Now let me ask you…

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How Much More are We Projected to Consume?

How Much More are We Projected to Consume?

The US budget deficit has been for several years relentlessly in the public’s eye. But is this focus really warranted?

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Phew!! NSA Announces the First Amendment is Still Okay with Them

Phew!! NSA Announces the First Amendment is Still Okay with Them

In case anyone forgot (seems some people have) here is, for your reference, the 1st Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America.

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Contribute to Survivors of Hotshot-team Yarnell, Arizona Firefighters

Contribute to Survivors of Hotshot-team Yarnell, Arizona Firefighters

Yesterday, 19 heroic firefighters were killed after being overrun by an out of control wildfire near Yarnell Arizona.

You can make a contribution to the families and survivors of the Arizona fire using the links below.

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Pink Sky: The Fracking “Debate” in New York (Hint, There is No Debate)

Pink Sky: The Fracking “Debate” in New York (Hint, There is No Debate)

This film by Josh Fox, maker of Gasland and Gasland II, explores the manufactured debate about the safety of fracking in New York.

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Animal Factory

Animal Factory

The film, by film-maker Johnny Kelly, depicts the life of a farmer as he slowly turns his family farm into an industrial animal factory before seeing the errors of his ways and opting for a more sustainable future.

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