BlueGreen Alliance to Congress: Pass American Clean Energy and Security Act

The BlueGreen Alliance sent a letter to members of Congress urging them to pass the American Clean Energy and Security Act when it comes up for vote.

June 25, 2009

The letter argued capping carbon emissions and creating a federal mandate for renewable energy usage will create the necessary incentives for our country to evolve into a clean energy economy. Providing allocations to energy- and trade-intensive industries will give our manufacturing base the chance to transition without losing jobs in the early years of the program. This bill will create many new construction and manufacturing jobs. Workers on these construction sites will be guaranteed prevailing wages.

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