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As the House Ways and Means Committee considers Fast Track Trade authority and several new international trade agreements, national labor and environmental leaders offered another view of what Fast Track would mean for the American people.
The Quadrennial Energy Review (QER) outlines strategies to strengthen our nation’s energy infrastructure, to include modernizing our electric grid and natural gas distribution pipelines to make them more resilient and reduce climate change pollution.
The U.S. formally submitted its pledge to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to reduce national greenhouse gas emissions by 26-28 percent below 2005 levels. The BlueGreen Alliance released the following statement.
Department of Energy’s $259 Million Loan Will Retool Alcoa Facility, Create 200 Jobs and Improve Fuel Efficiency
BlueGreen Alliance leaders applauded a Department of Energy announcement of a $259 million loan that will help Alcoa retool what will become one of the largest automotive grade aluminum facilities in North America and add 200 good jobs.
RELEASE: Labor, Environmental Leaders Laud President Obama’s Decision to Make Pullman Area a National Monument
The BlueGreen Alliance lauds President Barack Obama for making the Pullman area of Chicago—the site of the Pullman Palace Car Company’s planned industrial town where workers made sleeper cars for rail passengers—a national monument.
BlueGreen Alliance Statement: Administration’s Budget Provides Key Resources to Workers and Communities During Energy Transition
The BlueGreen Alliance responds to the White House’s proposed budget announcement that includes a transition package to increase federal resources and programs for workers and communities in the energy industry.
Rep. Pocan and members of the BlueGreen Alliance today urged Members of Congress to ask tough questions of U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman about the administration’s support of Trade Promotion Authority, also known as fast track.
The Obama administration announced an ambitious goal of reducing methane emissions up to 45 percent by 2025. Achieving the administration’s goal could save the natural gas equivalent to 33 million tons of carbon pollution per year.
STATEMENT: BlueGreen Alliance Applauds Gov. Brown’s Ambitious Infrastructure and Climate Change Agenda
The BlueGreen Alliance's California Director JB Tengco applauded California Governor Jerry Brown's call to come together and tackle California’s longstanding infrastructure challenges in the State of the State address.