Since 2002, officials at the Green Bay School District in Wisconsin have done a number of energy improvements that have saved, an estimated, 46.5 million-kilowatt hours of energy, 5 million-therms of gas, 163 million pounds of carbon dioxide emissions and $9.7 million.
Learn more about these improvements — which hich are being done by a “green team” of local contractors that includes several members of SMART Local 18, IBEW Local 158 and UA Local 400 — in our Greening Green Bay Public Schools video series.
Prominent civic, labor and community women leaders today spoke out in favor of Gov. Kasich taking action to implement a state blueprint to meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan that will create and sustain quality jobs.
Labor and environmental leaders in Washington, Pennsylvania released a report on southwestern Pennsylvania’s energy transition, as well as a case study that looks at the lessons learned by the closures of Hatfield’s Ferry and Mitchell Power Stations.
U.S. cities are struggling with aging infrastructure. Ahead of the Paris climate talks, a new report calls on cities worldwide to develop urban development strategies focused on building efficiency, public transit, waste management, & renewable energy.