Posts Tagged ‘ Jobs ’

State Lawmakers’ Environmental Scores Inch Up for 2009 | CTLCV Scorecard

Nov 12th, 2009 | By

Grades Reflect Voter Concern about Protecting the Environment Connecticut lawmakers’ environmental scores inched up this year, reflecting the high priority that voters across the state place on protecting the environment. That finding comes from the just-released Connecticut League of Conservation Voters’ 2009 Environmental Scorecard (pdf), which grades lawmakers on their votes on 19 different bills

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CARL POPE: Clean energy jobs bill will benefit all Americans – The Register Citizen Opinion

Nov 10th, 2009 | By

As the Senate debates the Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act, it’s important to remember just how vital this legislation is to our country’s clean energy future and the economy. This bill makes us more energy independent — creating 1.7 million new jobs by investing in secure, clean energy sources that are made in

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1000 Friends of Connecticut seeks CEO

Nov 9th, 2009 | By

1000 FRIENDS of Connecticut, a Hartford-based non-profit organization dedicated to promoting principles of responsible, sustainable economic growth compatible with a healthy environment, seeks a Chief Executive Officer to manage its day-to-day operations. Working with a Board of Trustees, the CEO will be responsible for program development and administration, communications, personnel, budget, and finance. via 1000

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Women urged to tap into green jobs – The New Haven Register

Oct 22nd, 2009 | By

Launched Wednesday, the new Women’s Economic Security Campaign will be advocating nationwide to help women and female heads of household rise out of poverty and tap into job opportunities created by the emerging “green economy.” via Women urged to tap into green jobs – The New Haven Register.

Event: Green Market Expo, Wed. Oct. 21 In Bridgeport |

Oct 19th, 2009 | By

Join Us In Bridgeport Wednesday, Oct. 21, at The Barnum Museum 820 Main St., in Bridgeport, to celebrate an emerging green collar economy. The Green Market Exposition is an annual community event which provides support, information and resources for sustainable living for residents of Bridgeport and surrounding Fairfield County communities, and will kick off Bridgeport’s

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Biden hails expansion of Merritt Pkwy. – The Hour

Oct 6th, 2009 | By

According to Vice President Joe Biden, “the road to recovery must literally be repaved.”Which is why he visited the Fairfield Park and Ride on Jefferson Street Monday to praise the $67 million Merritt Parkway improvement project, which is part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. via Biden hails expansion of Merritt Pkwy.

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Federal ‘green jobs’ initiative comes to Waterbury | The Republican-American

Oct 5th, 2009 | By

There’s a lot of faith, effort and money being placed into “green jobs,” whatever the term might mean. Officials at all levels of the job-creation ladder in Connecticut are struggling to define “green jobs” and decide the best way to count and create them. via Federal ‘green jobs’ initiative comes to Waterbury The Republican-American.

Jobs: Environment Northeast Seeking Staff Attorney

Oct 1st, 2009 | By

ENE (Environment Northeast), a leading non-profit environmental advocacy and research organization working to implement innovative solutions to the region’s environmental and energy challenges, is seeking a Staff Attorney to assist in our work related to promoting sustainable energy policies, particularly energy efficiency, through electric and natural gas utility regulation and rate cases; energy efficiency program

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Some tribes at odds over coal plants –

Oct 1st, 2009 | By

PHOENIX — The president of the Navajo Nation joined other Native American leaders this week in assailing environmentalists who have sought to block or shut down coal-fired power plants that provide vital jobs and revenue to tribes in northern Arizona. via Some tribes at odds over coal plants –

A Western Water War Slows Some Solar Projects –

Sep 30th, 2009 | By

AMARGOSA VALLEY, Nev. — Solar Millenium, a German developer, announced plans to build two large solar farms in a rural corner of Nevada that would harness the sun to generate electricity, creating hundreds of jobs. But it also said it wanted to use 1.3 billion gallons of water a year (or about 20 percent of

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Jobs: Solar System Designer — Residential Technical Sales, Sunlight Solar | CT Environmental Headlines

Aug 26th, 2009 | By

Job: Solar System Designer — Residential Technical Sales, Sunlight Solar | CT Environmental Headlines: Sunlight Solar Energy, Inc. is seeking a qualified candidate for a sales and residential technical position in Westchester County, NY. Job Description: 1. Follow-up with customers that have already contacted Sunlight Solar Energy2. Meet and explain solar electricity to customers3. Perform

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