Biden-Harris Administration Invests $120 Million To Help Tribes Build Climate Resilience

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2024 22:22:32 +0000

SHELBYVILLE, Michigan — Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland this week announced the availability of $120 million in new funding supported by President Biden’s Investing in America agenda to help Tribal communities prepare for the most severe climate-related environmental threats to their homelands. The funding can be used by Tribes … [continued]

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Trump Intends To Assemble “An Army” To Deconstruct the Administrative State & The Environment

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2024 22:18:23 +0000

Yesterday I wrote an article for CleanTechnica titled, “Be Wary What You Wish For: Trump 2.0 Will Retract Climate Laws.” That was only the beginning of the ways that a second Trump administration would deconstruct the administrative state, which would have catastrophic effects on the environment. The editorial board of the … [continued]

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Biden-Harris Administration Announces Nearly $2 Billion to Support American Auto Workers, Convert Facilities for Electric Vehicles

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2024 17:40:32 +0000

Funding from President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda Will Retool or Retrofit 11 Existing Motor Vehicle Manufacturing Facilities to Support EV Manufacturing, Retaining and Creating Thousands of Good-Paying Union Jobs LANSING, MI — As part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced … [continued]

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LPO Announces Conditional Commitment to ENTEK Lithium Separators to Build Indiana EV Battery Separator Manufacturing Plant

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2024 18:17:30 +0000

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Loan Programs Office (LPO) announced a conditional commitment of up to $1.2 billion for a direct loan to ENTEK Lithium Separators LLC (ENTEK). If finalized, the loan will substantially finance a new facility in Terre Haute, Indiana to manufacture lithium-ion battery separators. The separators will be used … [continued]

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What Has Joe Biden Done For You Lately?

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2024 15:32:50 +0000

Joe Biden and his team have done more for America and Americans than any president this century. Let’s not change horses in midstream.

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Letter For CleanTechnica’s CEO

Credit to Author: George Harvey| Date: Wed, 03 Jul 2024 21:14:07 +0000

Zach, We have all seen it happen. The Supreme Court of the United States has declared that presidents are immune from prosecution when they are acting on official business. No guidance is given for how official business is defined. And we have heard Donald Trump declare that he will be … [continued]

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Biden-Harris Admin $600+ Million Available for Projects that Reconnect Communities

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 03 Jul 2024 16:09:59 +0000

Biden-Harris Administration opens application period for the Reconnecting Communities Pilot Program, established through President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, to fund locally-driven projects such as interstate caps, highway removals, complete streets, and Main Street revitalizations  WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the … [continued]

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Biden-Harris Admin Approves 9th Offshore Wind Project

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 02 Jul 2024 20:44:47 +0000

Interior Department has now approved more than 13 gigawatts of offshore wind energy — enough to power nearly 5 million homes WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Department of the Interior today announced its approval of the Atlantic Shores South offshore wind energy project – the nation’s ninth commercial-scale, offshore wind energy … [continued]

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US Election 2024: Setting The Stage For Climate Policy And Promises

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2024 16:34:36 +0000

Four years ago, as the United States election cycle once again brought the presidency into contest in addition to the Senate and the House, CleanTechnica published a Presidential Climate Policy Report Card. It’s time again to contrast administrations. At the time, Trump’s and Pence’s climate legacy in office was clear, … [continued]

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Why Didn’t The Moderators Of The Biden-Trump Debate Dig Down On The Climate Crisis?

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Sun, 30 Jun 2024 15:19:59 +0000

On Thursday evening, President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump “debated” major issues that confront the US. I challenge the term “debate” because it was more of a “debacle” — the standing President couldn’t articulate his own policy issues, and the former president lied more than he represented truths. … [continued]

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