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The Hidden Beltway Lobbyists Who Shape Green Building Policy

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified May 17, 2013 01:01 AM
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by Paula Melton last modified May 15, 2013

Author name:  Paula Melton Blog Category:  BuildingGreen's Top Stories Poison pill pushed by illegal lobbyists, or exciting, bipartisan energy bill that could change everything? It could be up to you. We’ve been keeping an eye on the sweeping Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act (PDF), introduced by Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D–NH) and Rob Portman (R–Ohio). The common-sense bill, likely to come to the Senate floor any day now, enjoys broad support across the political spectrum. It would boost the national model energy code for both homes and commercial buildings, support commercial retrofits with financing help, and develop training programs for green building jobs. read more






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