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Department of Interior and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Announce New York Bight Offshore Wind Lease Sale, Largest in Nation’s History
This is a major first step to fulfill the promise of offshore wind in America. The introduction of large-scale offshore wind projects is overdue and will have a significant impact on the future of our energy systems. We applaud and thank the administration for not only promoting necessary clean energy projects, but for also ensuring that these projects lead to good-paying, unionized jobs that will directly support the communities they impact
Comments on the Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Vineyard Wind South Project Offshore Massachusetts
The BlueGreen Alliance appreciates the opportunity to submit these comments in regard to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (“BOEM”) preparation of an Environmental Assessment (“EA”) under the National Environmental Policy Act (“NEPA”) for the Morro Bay Wind Energy Area (“WEA”) to help determine whether to move forward with a future commercial wind lease issuance.
Buy Clean on the Federal Stage – From Concept to Reality
On December 8, 2021, President Biden released Executive Order 14057 (EO), “Catalyzing Clean Energy Industries and Jobs Through Federal Sustainability,” and the accompanying Federal Sustainability Plan, officially launching the first-ever national Buy Clean program. In his EO, President Biden outlined pathways for the federal government to use its scale and procurement power to help achieve net-zero emissions economy-wide by no later than 2050. Buy Clean policy is included in this strategy for the first time ever in federal procurement.
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.”
BlueGreen Alliance Applauds Biden Administration Efforts on Lead Abatement
Vice President Kamala Harris today unveiled the Biden administration’s Lead Pipe and Paint Action Plan to accelerate lead abatement efforts in the United States.
More than 60 Labor Unions, Environmental Organizations, and Advocacy Groups Urge Inclusion of Union Provision in Build Back Better EV Tax Credit
Today, more than 60 labor unions, environmental groups, and faith, consumer, health, and economic justice organizations sent a letter to Senate Democrats urging them to support the inclusion of a bonus tax credit for consumer electric vehicles manufactured in factories where workers are represented by a union, a provision included in the Build Back Better…
More Than 60 Labor Unions, Environmental Organizations, and Advocacy Groups Urge Inclusion of Union Provision in Build Back Better EV Tax Credit
More than 60 labor unions, environmental groups, and faith, consumer, health, and economic justice organizations sent a letter to Senate Democrats urging them to support the inclusion of a bonus tax credit for consumer electric vehicles manufactured in factories where workers are represented by a union, a provision included in the Build Back Better Act.…
Factsheet: Manufacturing Investments to Build Back Better
Provisions included in the House passed Build Better Back Act (BBBA) legislation are essential to getting this job done. The bill makes an historic investment in the expansion and retooling of domestic clean energy, vehicle and component manufacturing, the transformation of our industrial sector to reduce emissions and enhance competitiveness, as well as the necessary…
Build Back Better to Fight Inflation, Create Good-Paying Jobs, Grow the Middle-Class
The Bureau of Labor Statistics today announced the Consumer Price Index for all Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.8% in November on a seasonally adjusted basis.
BlueGreen Alliance Thanks President Biden for Bringing Buy Clean to the Federal Stage
President Joe Biden today signed an executive order issuing a Federal Sustainability Plan that includes Buy Clean policy for the first time in federal procurement.
Colorado Legislative Recap ’21
The BlueGreen Alliance supports Colorado as it leads in driving the clean energy revolution. Our Colorado coalition is energized by the progress made in creating and retaining family-sustaining jobs and addressing the climate crisis during the 2021 legislative session.