Cleveland Conference focuses on "Making it Here." Making it Here in Cleveland, OH on July 11-12 will focus on how we can build a cleaner energy future right here in America. Whether you are a clean energy advocate, business owner interested in expanding into the clean energy supply chain, a student, or a legislator or staff, don't miss this exciting and informative event today! Register now.
A Call for safer chemicals. It’s time we put people first, it’s time we put public safety first. Read more.
Unemployment numbers should drive movement in Congress. This is a warning sign that gridlock in Congress over job creation initiatives cannot continue. Read more.
BGAers testify in favor of greenhouse gas limits in new power plants. While some try to say that there has to be a choice between having a clean environment or jobs, this is simply not the case. Read more.
Time to get transportation bill done. It has been 959 days and counting and nine short-term extensions since Congress last passed a long-term transportation solution for America. Read more.
Karl Rove said what? In a rare show of bipartisanship, political advisor Karl Rove came out in support of the Production Tax Credit for the wind industry, “We need conservative Republicans, who can say, ‘This means jobs to my district...’” Read more.
American jobs at stake if Production Tax Credit not renewed. Every day of uncertainty for the (wind) industry is causing more delayed projects and more layoffs. Read more.
Green schools around country recognized. When students at 78 schools return to school next fall, they will see a new plaque in the award case. Read more.
A lot has happened since 2005. Since the passage of the transportation bill — which has now been extended in the short-term 10 times by Congress — a lot has happened. For example, Nicholas Cage has acted in 19 movies since 2005. Join our Twitter crusade by pointing out other nuggets of information and using the hashtag #stillwaiting. Read more.
Labor victories. Recapping Labor’s victories so far and the many important stories yet to be told. Read more.
House threatens transportation alternatives. It doesn’t make sense to take away the tiny portion of transportation dollars that trickle to local governments. Read more.
The gridlock won’t stop. Consistently, this Congress has taken weeks or months to pass even simple, common-sense proposals – proposals that would previously have passed in minutes. Read more.
Obama administration pans House energy and water bill. The administration said last week that increases in the (Energy and Water) bill would have to be offset by unacceptable and deeper spending cuts elsewhere. Read more.
Shortsighted view of green jobs tally. Unfortunately, this committee seems more intent on challenging the methodologies used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics rather than helping the people back to work. Read more.
What’s in your child’s shampoo? In the case of lindane, the cure is worse than disease. Read more.
Time to reform our toxic chemical laws. It’s shocking that toxic chemicals end up in everyday consumer products, and in our bodies, without anyone proving that they are safe. Read more.
An effort to brighten bulb company’s future. The investments announced today will help expand lighting choices for consumers, reduce the nation’s energy use, and drive down costs for American lighting manufacturers. Read more.
Clean coal promoted. Advancing the development of clean coal technologies is an important part of President Obama’s strategy to develop every source of American energy. Read more.
Reducing waste. Standards also encourage refineries to recover gas that can be used as fuel to power equipment at the refinery. Read more.
U.S. imposes duties on Chinese wind turbines. The Commerce Department announced duties on towers for wind turbines. Read more.
East coast could be home to offshore wind energy surge. The area off of Massachusetts has tremendous energy generation potential. Read more.
Strengthening advanced manufacturing. A new administration challenge further bolsters our efforts and builds on the momentum we have seen in the manufacturing sector in recent months. Read more.