By addressing climate change and getting the systems we rely on prepared for climate change, we can create good jobs for workers, make our systems more efficient and reduce pollution, and protect our families and communities.
Leaders from the BlueGreen Alliance applauded a newly announced EPA proposal to reduce methane emissions. The proposed standards are part of the larger vision to reduce methane pollution economy-wide by up to 45 percent through 2025.
The Senate Finance Committee approved a number of tax incentive extensions, including clean energy and energy efficiency tax provisions. The package was approved during a committee markup and will now be considered by the Senate.
These standards will increase fuel efficiency and cut greenhouse gas emissions from long-haul trucks—along with full size pick-ups, other trucks, buses, and vocational vehicles and can also continue America’s auto and manufacturing resurgence.
The BlueGreen Alliance thanks Leader Pelosi for standing up for workers and the environment by voting against fast track and supporting efforts to implement fair deals that will not lead our country on a race to the bottom.
Repair America is our grassroots campaign to rebuild our nation’s infrastructure to better meet the challenge of climate change, while building a more prosperous, clean economy. Modernizing and extending our broadband network is critical to this effort.