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E2: Congress must now turn to clean energy to repower U.S. economy

Today, Congress passed a $2 trillion economic stimulus package as part of its response to the COVID-19 crisis. Following is a statement from Bob Keefe, executive... (Read More)

E2: Gov. Brown’s Executive Order Good for Economy, Environment

E2: Gov. Brown’s Executive Order Good for Economy, Environment Action will create jobs, address climate change say Oregon business leaders SALEM, OR (March 10, 2020) –... (Read More)

600+ Business Leaders Oppose Trump NEPA Proposal, Urge Withdrawal

More than 600 business leaders from across the country publicly stated their opposition to the Trump administration’s proposed changes to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)... (Read More)

200+ Architects, Engineers, Contractors Urge Congress to Pass AIM Act

As the Senate Energy Package (S. 2657) moves to the floor this week, more than  200 architects, engineers and contractors from across the country sent a... (Read More)

$20,000 Awarded to 10 Emerging Clean Energy Leaders Across U.S.

National business group E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs) and sustainability-driven hotel brand 1 Hotels announced today the 2020 1 Hotels Fellowship class at E2. This is the third-year... (Read More)

E2: President Trump’s Focus on Economy Tonight Should Emphasize Growth, Opportunities in Clean Energy

“It’s great that the president plans to continue to focus on the economy and creating jobs – because there’s no bigger or more promising job-creator in... (Read More)

E2: GOP-led Climate Proposal a Hopeful Sign of Bipartisan Solutions

Statement from E2 Federal Advocacy Director Sandra Purohit WASHINGTON (January 21, 2020) – E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs) is encouraged by the statements of commitment to finding climate change... (Read More)

Business Group: Trump Administration Ignores Climate Impacts with Proposed Rule Change

E2 opposes President Trump’s dramatic proposed rollback of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) announced today that would enable agencies to ignore the climate change impacts... (Read More)

Final Spending Bill Fails U.S. Clean Economy

Yesterday, the U.S. Senate passed a bill to fund the government through 2020. The funding package includes needed increases in funding for Department of Energy research... (Read More)

Washington Ranks 14th in U.S. for Clean Energy Jobs – REPORT

Washington now ranks 14th among all 50 states and the District of Columbia for total number of clean energy jobs with nearly 84,000 Washington residents now... (Read More)

U.S. Workers, Businesses Would Reap Benefits from 100% Clean Economy

Rep. Donald McEachin (D-VA) with more than 150 House Representatives cosponsors today introduced the “100% Clean Economy Act of 2019,” a bill that would authorize new... (Read More)

Oregon Renewable Energy Employs 5X More Workers than Fossil Fuels – REPORT

Clean energy jobs now account for nearly 60 percent of all energy industry jobs in Oregon with employment of 55,406 Oregonians, according to a new analysis... (Read More)