Memphis Facility Emitting Cancer-Causing Ethylene Oxide Gas to Close

2023-09-23T03:57:17+00:00September 23, 2023|

In a major win for community members in South Memphis, Tennessee, a facility emitting a toxic air pollutant—ethylene oxide (EtO)—announced late last month that it will close its doors. UCS featured the facility in its analysis earlier this year of the public health threat EtO poses to communities across the country. The facility in question,

Energy Equity: How Can Power Utilities Get It Right? 

2023-09-22T01:51:49+00:00September 22, 2023|

Like many other public-serving institutions throughout society, electricity and gas utilities are facing calls to be more equitable in their operations, planning, and treatment of customers. But exactly what is energy equity and what does it mean for utilities to address energy equity directly or consider energy justice more broadly in their work? Energy equity

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