Infrastructure

Nancy Sutley: What Does Building Back Better Mean For Climate & Clean Energy?

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Nancy Sutley

Just weeks ahead of the 2020 general election, Nancy Sutley shares her insights into crafting federal sustainability practice and her outlook on what a potential Biden administration might do on Day 1 to prioritize climate and clean energy.

Adel Hagekhalil on StreetsLA’s Mission: Enhancing Quality of Life For All & Making Our Streets Safe, Mobile, and Sustainable

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Adel Hagekhalil proudly shares how StreetsLA has accelerated paving & sweeping in high-traffic commercial corridors and fully integrated holistic solutions and green technology to ADAPT to the new challenges of COVID-19 and enhance quality of life for all.

Treasurer Chiang Signs Green Bond Pledge & Jointly Releases Green Bond Market Report with Milken Institute

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John Chiang

The Treasurer hopes that the report, entitled Growing the U.S. Green Bond Market: Actionable Strategies and Solutions, will inspire more jurisdictions to invest in green bonds.

Congress' Earl Blumenauer on Federal Policy Making Challenges & Opportunities 

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Rep. Earl Blumenauer

Oregon Congressmember Earl Blumenauer returns to VX News to explain why infrastructure issues are so difficult to tackle under the Trump administration, and shares his most urgent priorities: funding road maintenance through a higher gas tax and, eventually, a road user charge; passing a farm bill that ensures nationwide access to clean water and healthy food; and helping a growing number of states capitalize on the newly legal cannabis industry.

California Leads on Climate: Extending Cap & Trade & Optimizing the VW Settlement Funds

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Mary Nichols

CARB Chair Mary Nichols explains the potential impact of the Volkswagen settlement for electric transportation, as well as how the national leadership vacuum on climate change is affecting California's international partnerships.