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In the month of March, the Port of Los Angeles made history, enacting one of the most far-reaching pollution-reduction plans in the country. The Clean Trucks Program approved by the L.A. Port Commission not only will dramatically improve air quality and cut diesel-related health problems, but will help lift 16,000 truck drivers out of poverty.
By Carmen Rhodes, FRESC Executive Director
Colorado, like several other states, has the potential to be a national leader in the production
The current trend toward a green economy in America has been long in coming. Many of our partners and allies have been inno
By Marcos Vargas, CAUSE Executive Director
The Central Coast Alliance United for a Sustainable Economy (CAUSE) began its seventh year of op
By Donald Cohen, CPI Executive Director
We're used to a fast pace at CPI. But we outdid ourselves during a recent 12-day stretch: We published new research, won new policy at City Hall, involved hundreds of people in a complex policy campaign, and maintained almost daily presence in local media. The following chronology provides a picture of the work of CPI’s fantastic eight-person staff and demonstrates the media, policy and organizing impact we are having in San Diego.
By Natalie Greene, Pittsburgh UNITED Researcher
Two significant events coincided on March 14th on the 3rd Floor of the David L.
Over the past year, the enormous challenge posed by climate change has been catapulted into the limelight. Prominent leaders in all sectors are now calling for serious and immediate efforts to fight global warming. As mainstream interest in the "green economy" explodes, so too has the concept of green jobs: the alluring idea that efforts to defend the environment can also create new j
Pittsburgh UNITED has brought attention to the need for a CBA around the new Pittsburgh Penguins hockey arena development in the Hill District and some of the gaps in the local development process through its recent actions – most notably the appeal of the Pittsburgh City Planning Commission’s decision to approve the arena master development plan. The events leading up to this decision and subsequent appeal are quite complex as illustrated in the timetable below:
By Murtaza Baxamusa, CPI Research and Policy Director
By Mark Spadafore, SANE Executive Director
On December 13th, the Syracuse Post-Standard published the editorial, “Development Delays, Upsta