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Smarter Cities Will Help Fight Climate Change

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.

Minnesota Natural Gas Distribution Pipeline Project

In September 2014, the BlueGreen Alliance profiled the natural gas distribution system of Minnesota and examined efforts to repair leak-prone pipes within the system.

The Green Jobs Source for September 29, 2014

Safety advocates renew push for safeguarding communities and workplaces and more in the Green Jobs Source for September 29.

Iron Range workers talk infrastructure, industrial energy efficiency at meeting with U.S. Rep. Nolan

On a beautiful summer morning on Minnesota’s Iron Range last week, local union members met with U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan to talk about the need to repair America’s infrastructure systems and make large, industrial energy users in Minnesota more efficient.

RELEASE: Leaders Gather for Iron Range Roundtable Discussion on Repairing Minnesota’s Infrastructure and Improving Industrial Efficiency

Leaders Gather for Iron Range Roundtable Discussion on Repairing Minnesota’s Infrastructure and Improving Industrial Efficiency

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.

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