16 Mar '17, 12pm

Please read the Alliance statement: "Budget Would Gut Efficiency Programs; Alliance Vows Fight"

The Alliance to Save Energy vowed to fight budget cuts for federal energy efficiency programs proposed Thursday by the Trump administration, including the elimination of the successful ENERGY STAR program and sharp reductions at the Department of Energy (DOE). “This is a destructive proposal that walks away from decades of bipartisan support for energy efficiency going back to the Reagan administration and beyond,” said Alliance President Kateri Callahan. “We oppose these cuts in the strongest possible terms and will do everything we can to fight them in Congress.” “This budget ignores the fact that energy efficiency creates jobs and economic growth. Every time we successfully encourage an efficiency project or product, we are supporting jobs - whether it’s a factory job manufacturing high-efficiency windows and appliances or a construction worker weatherizing homes.” Acco...

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