Policy

ECC Joins More Than 450 Organizations, Individuals & Businesses Calling for 100% Renewable Energy in U.S.

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Following participation by ECC Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs Felipe Floresca on a panel, sponsored by Environment America, urging a shift to 100 percent renewable energy, ECC is among hundreds … Read More

Rhode Island Roundup

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Energize Rhode Island Lobbies for Climate Action, Highlighting Oceans The Energize RI campaign – a coalition of associations, businesses and nonprofit organizations, including EC Rhode Island, formed … Read More

EC Seattle, NW SEED Awarded $60,000 Grant To Pursue Equitable Access to Solar Energy

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EC Seattle and Northwest Sustainable Energy for Economic Development (NW SEED) have partnered to win a $60,000 grant to craft and pursue local policies bridging what they call a stark “green divide” i… Read More

EPA Releases Proposed Rules on Clean Energy Incentive Program, Despite High Court Stay of Clean Power Plan

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued proposed rules for the Clean Power Plan’s (CPP) Clean Energy Incentive Program  (CEIP), despite the Supreme Court’s stay of the CPP itself.… Read More

ECC Supports the WATER Act

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ECC has lent its support to the federal Water Affordability, Transparency, Equity and Reliability (WATER) Act, which would provide dedicated funding to keep U.S. water and sewer systems updated and protect drinki… Read More

ECC National Policy News Roundup

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ECC Joins Appeal Court Briefs Defending Clean Power Plan ECC is joining two amicus briefs in support of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan (CPP) to be filed with the U.S. Court of… Read More

Obama Administration Recommits to Carbon Reduction in Face of Supreme Court Stay of Clean Power Plan

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Even as the U.S. Supreme Court temporarily halted implementation of EPA’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) pending a June appeals court review, the Obama Administration has declared its ongoing commitment to cutting … Read More

ECC Calls for Equity & Inclusion for Low-Income Communities Of Color at EPA Public Hearing on Clean Power Plan

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In testimony at an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) public hearing on the Clean Power Plan (CPP), Emerald Cities Collaborative (ECC) called for equity and inclusion for low-income communities of color as sta… Read More

EPA’s Clean Power Plan to Reward States that Expand Clean Energy in Low-Income Communities

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While postponing by two years the date that states must begin complying with new carbon emission-reduction regulations, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will also reward states that move to expand l… Read More

ECC Applauds Bipartisan Bill Increasing Government Preparedness for Extreme Weather

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Washington, DC, July 23, 2015 – Given the importance of economic and environmental resilience to the well-being of low-income communities of color, Emerald Cities Collaborative (ECC) is proud to be an endor… Read More

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