Green Jobs

$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.

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

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.

Evergreen Solar Turns Out the Lights

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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.

ARRA as a Corporate Rescue Plan

A war of words is raging over the impact of the Obama Administration’s $787 billion stimulus program, which is now one-year old.

Green Jobs are Not Always Good Jobs

greencoversmallerAs the federal government prepares to spend billions of dollars promoting the creation of green jobs as part of the huge economy recovery bill, a new report warns that the jobs already being created in cl