Best of Green: Energy

Best Energy Industry Watchdog: SkyTruth

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Readers' choice NRDC has plenty to be commended for when it comes to continually shining a light into the darker corners of the energy industry. But this year, the group that really stood out for me in terms of keeping tabs on the polluting energy class (as well as other environmental ne'erdowells) is SkyTruth.

The company's use of satellite imagery has provided valuable data to the masses -- often showing the true scale of energy disasters, when corporations try to downplay them.

Readers' Choice Winner: NRDC