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STATEMENT: While Congress Fails to Act on Climate, President Obama’s Climate Action Plan Boosts Vulnerable Communities
President Obama unveiled several initiatives that will support state, local, and tribal leaders in preparing their communities for the impacts of climate change. The BlueGreen Alliance's Kim Glas released a statement applauding the effort.
STATEMENT: Congress Must Encourage Growth by Passing Long-Term, Fully-Funded Infrastructure Investments
President Obama visited the Key Bridge in Washington, D.C., where he urged Congress to take action to rebuild our nation’s infrastructure and make long-term investments like those in the GROW AMERICA Act.
RELEASE: $100 Million in State Bonding Money Available to Local Manufacturers, Health Care Facilities and Other Businesses for Improvements to Save Energy
A provision in the supplemental budget bill passed this year will allow the Minnesota Department of Commerce to work with manufacturers, health care facilities, and other businesses to help fund energy efficiency projects with low-interest financing.
A new report released today by former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and climate advocate Tom Steyer examines existing data on the current and potential impacts of climate change.
BlueGreen Alliance Report Shows Ohio Stands to Gain 167,700 Jobs Repairing, Upgrading Infrastructure
Today in Akron, Ohio labor and environmental leaders released a new report showing an estimated 167,700 jobs could be created across the state’s economy by making much-needed investments in the basic systems we rely on everyday.
BlueGreen Alliance Report Shows Ohio Stands to Gain, Sustain 167,700 Jobs by Repairing and Upgrading Infrastructure
In Canton, Ohio labor and environmental leaders released a new report showing an estimated 167,700 jobs could be created or sustained across the state’s economy by making much-needed investments in the basic systems we rely on every day.
BlueGreen Alliance Executive Director David Foster to Join Department of Energy as Senior Advisor to Sec. Moniz
BlueGreen Alliance Executive Director David Foster announced staff changes today, including that he will be joining the Department of Energy as Senior Advisor to U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz.
Labor, Environment Leaders Call for Common Sense Approach to EPA’s Clean Power Plan, Expanding Renewable Energy Investments
Labor and environmental leaders call on Governor Snyder and state and local lawmakers to take the lead in crafting a flexible state plan to help meet emissions reduction targets, as laid out in EPA’s proposed rule to regulate greenhouse gas emissions.
STATEMENT: Obama Administration Report on Executive Order on Chemical Safety Lays Groundwork to Keep Workers, Communities Safe
After the announcement of an administration report to President Obama on his Executive Order on Chemical Safety, Charlotte Brody, RN, Vice President for Health Initiatives for the BlueGreen Alliance, released the following statement.