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BlueGreen Alliance Responds to Sen. Manchin’s Comments on Build Back Better Act
“Senator Manchin’s announcement yesterday of his opposition to the Build Back Better Act is devastating for working families. This important legislation is an investment in creating good-paying jobs for West Virginians, greatly expanding the clean economy—particularly when it comes to retooling and rebuilding American manufacturing—and building a more equitable economy for everyone. Build Back Better is an investment in the working families of West Virginia and we urge him to reconsider and come back to the table as soon as possible.”
New Survey of West Virginia Voters Reveals Support for Provisions in Build Back Better Plan
A new survey of voters in West Virginia reveals support for many provisions included in the Build Back Better plan—the broad economic, infrastructure, care economy, and climate crisis package currently being considered by Congress.
BlueGreen Alliance Making Clean Deliver Report Provides Policymakers a Roadmap to Improving Job Quality in the Clean Economy
The BlueGreen Alliance released Making Clean Deliver: Improving Clean Energy Job Quality and Growing the Clean Energy Manufacturing Supply Chain in the United States today, which outlines the necessity to ensure a strong domestic supply chain of materials and technologies that will power the transition to a clean economy, as well as create good, union jobs for the workers who will build the clean economy.
Get Toxic Substances Out of Schools Act Will Protect Children, Create Good Jobs
U.S. Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) today introduced the Get Toxic Substances Out of Schools Act, which establishes coordination between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Education to remove toxic substances such as lead and asbestos.
Administration Action on Standards, Electric Vehicles Will Be a Key Piece in Building Our Vehicle Future Here in America, Addressing Climate Change
The Biden administration is expected to issue an executive order laying out clean vehicle standards for 2023-2026, setting a target for sales of EVs by 2030, and announcing the development of clean vehicle standards through 2030.
Biden Visits Pennsylvania Mack Truck Facility to Tout Need for Manufacturing Investments
President Biden will visit Lower Macungie Township-based Mack Trucks Lehigh Valley Operations today to promote the need for investments that will rebuild and revitalize American manufacturing, while also creating and providing good-paying, unionized jobs for American workers.
Nation Needs Robust Domestic Supply Chain to Lead in Producing Critical Clean Technology
The White House today released its report and recommendations following the 100-day supply chain review called for in President Joe Biden’s Executive Order on America’s Supply Chains. The review assessed the domestic supply chains for advanced batteries, critical minerals, semiconductors, and pharmaceuticals.
BuildingHealthy.org Examines Healthy Building Practices within Building Certifications
A new website released today examines the healthy building practices in more than 20 residential building certifications. The site, BuildingHealthy.org, focuses on healthy building practices that have a direct impact on occupants and that are considered permanent features of the building.