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House Passes Clean Economy Jobs Act, Seeks Approval from Senate

The House of Representatives has passed the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act which includes legislation Rep. Mike Levin (D-CA) introduced to...

Mayors’ Letter to Congress Urges Tax Credit Extensions

A bipartisan coalition of 64 mayors, representing cities in 25 states across the country, have joined with Environment America to call on...

Durbin Proposes Bill to Fund Clean Energy Economy

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., has introduced America’s Clean Future Fund Act, a bill that would spur job creation by investing in...

AWEA Goes Virtual for September Conferences

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) says the Wind Resource & Project Energy Assessment Conference and Wind Project Siting and Environmental Conference...

Biden Steers U.S. Toward a Carbon-Free Future

In a recent speech, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden unveiled his plans to steer the U.S. toward a carbon-free future.

COVID-19’s Impact on Clean Energy Remains Unclear

While the COVID-19 pandemic has reduced air pollution in the U.S., the longer-term impact on the environment is unclear. In a recent...

The House Passes the Moving Forward Act

The House of Representatives has passed H.R.2, the Moving Forward Act, a $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill that also contains provisions aimed at...

Senators Pen Letter Calling for Offshore Wind Safe Harbor Extension

U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D.,R-La., and chairman of the Senate Energy Subcommittee, led a bipartisan group of nine senators who wrote the...

Lawmakers Look to Pass Green Tax Package

House Democrats have revealed a green tax package that offers tax incentives to the renewable energy industry, for electric vehicles (EVs) and...

H.R.2, The Moving Forward Act, Set to Boost Wind

What began as a bill aimed at boosting the U.S. transportation and infrastructure sectors has morphed into a $1.5 trillion federal stimulus...