Economy & Business

"Green Job Growth Outpaced All Other Industries 2010-2011"

"For people looking to put their finances in the black, a new report suggests they may be wise to look green. That's according to a report released Tuesday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics that breaks down employment in green goods and services through 2011. As first pointed out by the LA Times, the report shows 'green jobs' growing from 2010 through 2011 at a rate 4 times faster than all other industries combined."

Source: Huffington Post, 03/21/2013

"EPA Likely To Delay Climate Rules for New Power Plants"

"The Obama administration is leaning toward revising its landmark proposal to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from new power plants, according to several individuals briefed on the matter, a move that would delay tougher restrictions and could anger many environmentalists."

Source: Wash Post, 03/18/2013

Recent Secret CRS Reports Liberated

Now you can read reports on key topics on the environmental beat — compiled by the Congressional Research Service and paid for with your tax dollars. Congress does not allow CRS to release them to the public. Thanks to the Government Secrecy Project at the Federation of American Scientists for making them available.

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