Posts Tagged Green Jobs

Jun
7
2013

$2.6 Billion Spent on Cleaning Up DC Rivers Must Address Local Job Creation

SinkorSwim_WebBoxOver the next decade, DC Water will use a regressive Impervious Area Charge (IAC) to fund $2.6 billion in needed water infrastructure investments.

Jun
14
2011

Oregon Ramps Up Transparency, Looks to Rein In Subsidies

The past couple of months have brought broad changes to economic development tax credit policy in Oregon.  Last month the state enacted major tax

Feb
18
2011

The Recovery Act: The Transparency Gift that Keeps on Giving

Largely lost in the partisan bickering over the stimulus has been the law's enormous positive impact on improving government transparency. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) is not just the most transparent federal spending bill in U.S. history—the changes it pioneered will endure even after the stimulus winds down.

Jan
24
2011

Evergreen Solar Turns Out the Lights

[caption id="attachment_1466" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Evergreen Solar's CEO, Richard M.

Mar
4
2010

Report: U.S. Must Do More to Prevent Loss of Clean Energy Manufacturing Jobs

The United States must commit to developing a domestic manufacturing sector capable of meeting heightened demand for the parts, systems and components of the growing clean energy economy, a strategy that is key to ensuring that federal clean energy investments create quality, high-paying jobs in the United States.