Missouri remains a laggard when it comes to encouraging energy efficiency, according to a national report released Wednesday.
The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy sixth-annual energy efficiency scorecard ranked the Show-Me State 43rd for its energy efficiency efforts, up just one spot from last year.
The study evaluates a variety of state policies and programs aimed at reducing energy use in homes, businesses and the transportation sector. The top spot in the survey went to Massachusetts for a second straight and North Dakota remained last. Read more on St. Louis Post-Dispatch.