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Infrastructure and climate change: it’s all related

Infrastructure and climate change are related issues. Our infrastructure protects us from climate change impacts, like extreme weather. It is tested and stressed by climate change. And, the inefficiencies contribute to climate change.

Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing Loan Program turns American Innovation into American Jobs

The Department of Energy's Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing Loan Program was very successful and now it's getting another chance to turn American Innovation into American Jobs.

Statement: Clean Ports Act Will Protect Workers, Communities from Air Pollution

Today the Clean Ports Act of 2013 was introduced by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) to ensure cleaner air in America’s ports.

As Another Storm Season Kicks Off, Are We More Prepared?

This year’s hurricane season is predicted to be worse than others in the past and a reminder that whether we’re prepared or not, hurricane season is here.

Repairing America Can Start with New York

Mayor Bloomberg is leading an important discussion on NYC's infrastructure, especially as we enter another hurricane season. It's a discussion that more mayors and community leaders should have.

Bad weather doesn’t have to be bad news

Extreme weather — the kind that affects brings everything to a standstill — is rarely the result of one cause, rather a combination of factors. A variety of factors came together at the same time that contributed to the devastation of Hurricane Sandy.

Gillibrand and Rahall American Manufacturing Bills Are Win-Win for Jobs, Economy

In a growing show of support American manufacturing policies, Congressman Nick Rahall (WV) and Senator Gillibrand (NY) recently introduced legislation to ensure Federal transportation and infrastructure investments support American jobs.

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