"17 U.S. Governors Sign New Energy Accord"

"SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A bipartisan group of 17 governors today signed the Governors’ Accord for a New Energy Future – a joint commitment to pursuing modern electric grids, as well as cleaner energy and transportation solutions.

“With this agreement, governors from both parties have joined together and committed themselves to a clean energy future,” said Governor Brown. “Our goal is to clean up the air and protect our natural resources.”

Democratic and Republican signatories to the accord, representing 127 million Americans, commit that their states will work together to continue diversifying energy generation, expanding clean energy sources, modernizing energy infrastructure, encouraging clean transportation options and securing a stronger national energy future."

Environment News Service had the story February 16, 2016.

Source: ENS, 02/17/2016