America must have a national dialogue on climate change that includes a strategic plan for rebuilding America’s infrastructure – including energy, water, communications, and transportation systems – that can mitigate the worst impacts of extreme weather and create good jobs for the American people.
The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee voted to advance Gina McCarthy’s nomination to lead the Environmental Protection Agency today. Her nomination will now go to the Senate floor for consideration.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the April employment numbers, showing the economy added 165,000 jobs and the unemployment rate dropped to 7.5 percent. The following is a statement from BlueGreen Alliance Executive Director David Foster.