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Posted by on Fri, Aug 21, 2015 @ 16:08 PM

Breaking a new record, U.S. drivers drove 1.54 trillion miles between January and June of this year, according to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). This is as Congress continues to struggle to find a long term solution to fund highway and transit investments. (The Hill)

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Opinion: Canada Needs An Energy Plan

Posted by on Thu, Aug 20, 2015 @ 11:08 AM

THE VANCOUVER SUN
By Lee Loftus, Special To The Sun August 18, 2015

What Canada's premiers said in July is wrong - there are simple answers to developing a national energy strategy - but what's difficult is making tough decisions.

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Topics: Canada, energy efficiency

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Posted by on Mon, Aug 17, 2015 @ 15:08 PM

The combination of high heat and humidity cause so-called “danger days” in cities across the country—where the heat index is above 105 degrees Fahrenheit. Ten cities across the country are seeing more frequent danger days. (Climate Central)

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Posted by on Mon, Aug 10, 2015 @ 16:08 PM

From Alaska all the way south down the west coast, July was a hotter than normal month. Extreme temperatures did nothing to help drought conditions in the region. (Climate Central)

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Week ahead: Energy bills hit the House floor

Posted by on Mon, Jun 22, 2015 @ 10:06 AM
 

The House is taking up a slew of environmental measures including a bill that would slash EPA funding and block many of President Obama's climate rules.

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Posted by on Tue, Jun 16, 2015 @ 15:06 PM

The White House’s goal to raise $2 billion in commitments from the private sector to invest in clean energy technology has exceeded expectations with the announcement that they have reached $4 billion. (USA Today)

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Topics: Construction Jobs, energy efficiency, Construction, Union Labor

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Posted by on Mon, Jun 8, 2015 @ 15:06 PM


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Posted by on Fri, May 29, 2015 @ 15:05 PM

Renewable energy use in the U.S. has hit an 80-year high, according to the U.S. Energy Information Agency. Renewables accounted for nearly 10 percent of our energy generated in 2014. (PV-Magazine).

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Topics: energy efficiency, Construction

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Posted by on Tue, May 19, 2015 @ 16:05 PM


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Posted by on Thu, May 14, 2015 @ 09:05 AM

The House voted to overturn a proposed rule by EPA to expand protections to streams, ponds, wetlands and other waterways. (The Hill)

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Topics: energy efficiency, legislation

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