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Advocacy and policy

March 2012

Published on March 13, 2012 Written by Bryan Howard Posted in Advocacy and policy

Senator Jeanne Shaheen (NH) and Senator Mark Warner (VA) convened a field hearing on the USS Kearsarge on the role of the Navy and Marine Corps in reducing energy consumption, minimizing water use and expanding renewable energy generation. As a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Senator Shaheen has been heavily...

Published on March 9, 2012 Written by Jason Hartke Posted in Advocacy and policy

Here at USGBC we often say that green building sits at the nexus of saving energy, saving people and businesses money, and creating jobs.

Yesterday our friends at Environment America put that powerful combination of green building benefits into their own words. The organization, made up of...

Published on March 1, 2012 Written by Maggie Comstock Posted in Advocacy and policy
FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate

Yesterday, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Craig Fugate delivered a rousing speech on the role green building can play to ensure resilient communities for a changing planet. Fugate served as the keynote speaker of the...