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EPA Must Be Free to Pursue Its Legal Mandate to Clean Up Air Pollution, BICEP Coalition Representative Timberland Company Tells Congress

Jobs, Health at Stake as New Clean Air Act Regulations Spur Move toward Clean Energy
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The Timberland Company, which is a member of Ceres' Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy coalition (BICEP), defended the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) right to regulate greenhouse gas and air pollution at an opening hearing today with the House Energy and Commerce Committee. The defense comes on the heels of a new Ceres report released yesterday, February 8, entitled "New Jobs - Cleaner Air," which found robust overall job gains – nearly 290,000 full-time jobs in each of the next five years - stemming from compliance with pending EPA clean air rules.

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The Timberland Company, which is a member of Ceres' Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy coalition (BICEP), defended the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) right to regulate greenhouse gas and air pollution at an opening hearing today with the House Energy and Commerce Committee. The defense comes on the heels of a new Ceres report released yesterday, February 8, entitled "New Jobs - Cleaner Air," which found robust overall job gains – nearly 290,000 full-time jobs in each of the next five years - stemming from compliance with pending EPA clean air rules.

Think Globally, Act Locally

How to address climate change and actually make a difference
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Anne-Franziska Sinner examines the many ways global climate treaties are dependent on local action, and getting this kind of action started takes more than just educating the public. It also takes creating incentives that appeal to different kinds of people, and understanding that making environmental progress ultimately means changing our ways.

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Anne-Franziska Sinner examines the many ways global climate treaties are dependent on local action, and getting this kind of action started takes more than just educating the public. It also takes creating incentives that appeal to different kinds of people, and understanding that making environmental progress ultimately means changing our ways.

Valero, Tesoro and Occidental Face Shareholder Pressure for California Proposition 23 Support

Investors File Resolutions Challenging Company Political Spending Policies and Procedures
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Responding to the oil companies’ financial backing for California’s controversial Proposition 23, investors today announced they have filed shareholder resolutions with Occidental Petroleum (Occidental), Valero Energy Corp. (Valero) and Tesoro Corporation (Tesoro) requesting Board-level review and oversight of the companies’ political expenditures and policies. Proposition 23 aims to suspend California’s landmark global warming law and, if passed, would undermine national efforts to reduce pollution causing climate change.

 

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Responding to the oil companies’ financial backing for California’s controversial Proposition 23, investors today announced they have filed shareholder resolutions with Occidental Petroleum (Occidental), Valero Energy Corp. (Valero) and Tesoro Corporation (Tesoro) requesting Board-level review and oversight of the companies’ political expenditures and policies. Proposition 23 aims to suspend California’s landmark global warming law and, if passed, would undermine national efforts to reduce pollution causing climate change.

 

California Companies in BICEP Coalition Urge Prop. 23 “No” Vote

Ballot Measure Would Cost Jobs, Investment; Risk California’s Market Lead in One of 21st Century’s Great Emerging Industries
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California-based Levi Strauss & Co., eBay Inc., Symantec, Clif Bar & Company and The North Face – all internationally known brand names – today urged California voters to reject the Proposition 23 ballot initiative. They said it would effectively kill the state’s landmark air pollution and clean energy law – and with it the kind of technological innovation opportunities that create many jobs.

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California-based Levi Strauss & Co., eBay Inc., Symantec, Clif Bar & Company and The North Face – all internationally known brand names – today urged California voters to reject the Proposition 23 ballot initiative. They said it would effectively kill the state’s landmark air pollution and clean energy law – and with it the kind of technological innovation opportunities that create many jobs.

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