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The White House finalized “Tier 3 Standards” for cleaner gasoline. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates the standards could prevent between 820 and 2,400 premature deaths annually and prevent 1.8 million lost school or work days.
President Obama will visit the Metro Transit Light Rail Operations and Maintenance Facility and Union Depot in St. Paul, MN to unveil a new $302 billion proposal to invest in America’s infrastructure like crumbling roads and bridges.
EPA Administrator McCarthy, AFL-CIO President Trumka, Senators Klobuchar and Merkley, Congressional, Business, Labor, and Environmental Leaders Headlined 2014 Good Jobs, Green Jobs Conference
Labor, environmental, business, non-profit and civic leaders gathered this week in Washington, D.C. for the 2014 Good Jobs, Green Jobs Conference to focus on finding solutions to create family-sustaining jobs, address climate change, and more.
Lawmakers introduced a bill granting President Obama the power to move a trade agreement quickly through Congress, called “fast track” trade authority. BlueGreen Alliance Executive Director David Foster reacts to the legislation.
BlueGreen Alliance Report Shows Minnesota Stands to Gain, Sustain 114,000 Jobs Repairing, Upgrading Infrastructure
Labor and environmental leaders today released a report showing an estimated 114,000 jobs could be created across Minnesota’s economy by making much-needed investments in the basic systems we rely on everyday.
Department of Energy’s Manufacturing Tax Credit Award Doubles Down on Clean Energy Manufacturing Expertise
The Department of Energy announced it is awarding $150 million as part of the Advanced Energy Project Credit (48C) program, building on the success of a program that was initially oversubscribed three times over.