Ohio may soon be the first state to pass a measure lowering its renewable energy requirements, according to an article in The Columbus Dispatch. Kansas and several other states have introduced similar measures, but “none has had as much success as Ohio’s Senate Bill 310,” according to the article. “The Ohio bill would place a two-year freeze on annual increases in standards for renewable energy and energy efficiency,” the article said. Mike O’Neal, president and CEO of the Kansas Chamber of Commerce, said, “I would tend to think that if there’s a state that pulls back successfully, that there will be more of an impetus to do that in other states.” For more, read the full article.