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E2 Action Alerts For 2012

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E2 Supports Strong Management of the Colorado River Basin (Rocky Mountains)

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 (read our support letter)
In a letter to Anne Castle, the Assistant Secretary for Water and Power at the Department of the Interior, E2 members urge the Department of the Interior to take a leadership role in the development of a regional effort to meet the challenges identified by the Colorado River Basin Study. View E2's Petition.

Attn: Comments/RIN 2590-AA53 (PACE) (National)

Thursday, September 13, 2012 (read our support letter)
Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) urges the Federal Housing Finance Agency to reverse its position in its Proposed Rule and restore Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) programs that help property owners make energy efficiency and renewable energy upgrades to their homes.

Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) in MA (New England)

Thursday, August 9, 2012 (read our support letter)
Massachusetts played a leadership role in creation of RGGI, a groundbreaking first-in-the-nation 10-state partnership to reduce greenhouse gas pollution. RGGI has proven that a well-designed market based emissions trading system can spur economic growth while decreasing energy consumption and reducing harmful emissions.

Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) in New York (NY Metro)

Thursday, August 9, 2012 (read our support letter)
New York played a leadership role in creation of RGGI, a groundbreaking first-in–the-nation 10-state partnership to reduce greenhouse gas pollution. RGGI has proven that a well-designed market based emissions trading system can spur economic growth while decreasing energy consumption and reducing harmful emissions.

Business RE Clean Air Act Forums (National)

Tuesday, July 31, 2012 (read our support letter)
A diverse group of business organizations representing over 175,000 businesses across the country sent a letter to Energy and Commerce Committee leadership, Energy and Power Subcommittee leadership and all Subcommittee members regarding the Clean Air Act forums hosted by Subcommittee Chairman Whitfield. The letter is intended to remind the Committee of the real and measurable benefits of implementing the Clean Air Act and that these benefits must be considered. The letter is signed by American Sustainable Business Council, Ceres, Environmental Entrepreneurs, and Small Business Majority. View E2's Petition.

E2 Opposes the Fisheries Science Improvement Act (National)

Monday, July 30, 2012 (read our support letter)
In a letter to the Chairman and Ranking Members of the Senate Commerce Committee, E2 members oppose the Fisheries Science Improvement Act. This bill (S. 1916) would weaken the Magnuson-Stevens Act by exempting scores of America's ocean fish populations from science-based management, annual catch limits and accountability measures. View E2's Petition.

E2 Supports the Production Tax Credit for Renewable Energy (National)

Thursday, July 26, 2012 (read our support letter)
In a letter to Congress, E2 members urge legislators to move forward an extension of the Production Tax Credit for renewable energy as soon as possible.View E2's Petition.

E2 Supports Strong Protections for our Region's Beaches and Surface Waters (SoCal)

Monday, July 23, 2012 (read our support letter)
In a letter to Sam Unger, Executive Officer of the RWQCB Los Angeles Region and members of the Board, E2 members express support for the inclusion of strong protections for our region's beaches and surface waters in the Draft Los Angeles County Municipal Separate Storm Sewer (MS4) Permit. View E2's Petition.

E2 Supports EPA' s draft Assessment of Potential Mining Impacts on Salmon Ecosystems of Bristol Bay, Alaska (Watershed Assessment). (Pacific Northwest)

Monday, July 23, 2012 (read our support letter)
Re: Comments on “An Assessment of Potential Mining Impacts on Salmon Ecosystems of Bristol Bay, Alaska” (Docket # EPA-HQ-ORD-2012-0276)

Environmental Entrepreneurs (“E2”) in support of EPA’s draft “Assessment of Potential Mining Impacts on Salmon Ecosystems of Bristol Bay, Alaska” (“Watershed Assessment”). E2 is a non-partisan, national community of business leaders who promote strong environmental policy to grow the economy.

EPA’s Watershed Assessment provides a detailed analysis of the Bristol Bay watershed’s natural resources and the half-billion dollar annual economic benefits associated with those resources. That analysis is based on sound science and stakeholder input, and will be immensely important to inform future decision making. View E2's Petition.

Letter to Ken Kimmel, Dept of Environmental Protection, Mass, re: GWSA (New England)

Friday, July 13, 2012 (read our support letter)
E2 New England letter regarding draft regulations to meet GHG reduction goals.

E2 Opposes the Domestic Energy and Jobs Act (National)

Wednesday, June 20, 2012 (read our support letter)
In letter to the House of Representatives, E2 members urge legislators to oppose the Domestic Energy and Jobs Act and instead support better policy options to create energy diversity, reduce public harm from pollution and put our economy on a path to long-term sustainable growth. View E2's Petition.

E2 Supports a Public Process for Consideration of Greenhouse Gas Offsets (NoCal, SoCal)

Friday, June 15, 2012 (read our support letter)
In a letter to Assembly Member Wesley Chesbro, Chair of the Assembly Natural Resources Committee, E2 members express support for AB 2563 by Assemblyman Smyth. This bill would direct the Air Resources Board (ARB) to implement a public process for the review and consideration of new greenhouse gas offset protocols.

E2 Alert Re: Proposed Final Regulations Governing Eligibility of Biomass under the MA RPS (New England)

Thursday, June 14, 2012 (read our support letter)
"We are writing ..  in support of the Proposed Final Regulations governing biomass eligibility. We believe these regulations strike a proper balance between encouraging responsible investment in biomass while following the scientific evidence that burning whole trees to produce electricity will create more carbon pollution than fossil fuels."

Re: Proposed Final Regulations Governing Eligibility of Biomass under the MA RPS 225 CMR 14.00 et se (New England)

Thursday, June 14, 2012 (read our support letter)
"Environmental Entrepreneurs..in support of the Proposed Final Regulations governing biomass eligibility. We believe these regulations strike a proper balance between encouraging responsible investment in biomass while following the scientific evidence that burning whole trees to produce electricity will create more carbon pollution than fossil fuels." (View Petition)

E2 Opposes S.J. Res. 37, a Resolution to Rollback Mercury & Air Toxics Standards for Power Plants (National)

Tuesday, June 12, 2012 (read our support letter)
Currently, there are efforts in Congress to prevent EPA from implementing the recently finalized Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) for power plants. We urge Congress to oppose such legislative efforts to undermine EPA’s clean air standards.

E2 Supports the Cape Wind Offshore Wind Energy Project (New England)

Thursday, May 31, 2012 (read our support letter)
E2 New England urges the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities to approve NSTAR Electric's long-term contract with Cape Wind and no longer delay the building of the Cape Wind Project.

E2 Supports the Department of Defense's Clean Energy Initiatives (National)

Friday, May 18, 2012 (read our support letter)
In a letter to all members of the Senate Armed Services Committee, E2 members urge legislators to support the Department of Defense's clean energy initiatives.View E2's Petition.

E2 Members Support National Ocean Policy (National)

Thursday, April 19, 2012 (read our support letter)
Members express support for funding of the National Ocean Policy.

E2 Supports the National Ocean Policy and Opposes Restrictions on its Implementation (National)

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 (read our support letter)
In a letter to members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, E2 members urge legislators to support the National Ocean Policy and oppose appropriation restrictions on its implementation. View E2's Petition.

E2 Supports SB 1572 (Pavley) (NoCal, SoCal)

Friday, April 13, 2012 (read our support letter)
In a letter to Senator Joe Simitian, Chair of the Senate Committee on Environmental Quality, E2 members express support for Senate Bill 1572 (SB 1572). This bill provides a framework to advance the goals of California's landmark law, the Global Warming Solutions Act (AB 32), to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in a manner that optimizes benefits for all Californians.

E2 supports a Carbon Pollution Standard for New Power Plants (National)

Friday, April 6, 2012 (read our support letter)
In a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that will be submitted for public comment, E2 members support the EPA's proposal to establish a Carbon Pollution Standard for New Power Plants.View E2's Petition.

3/27/12 - E2 Supports EPA's new Carbon Pollution Standard (National)

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 (read our support letter)
E2 Supports new Carbon Pollution Standards for new power plants.

RE: Mortgage Assets Affected by PACE Programs (RIN 2590-AA5) (National)

Monday, March 19, 2012 (read our support letter)
Environmental Entrepreneurs urges the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) to allow Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) programs to move forward.

PacNW E2 Support Regional Ocean Partnerships (National)

Thursday, March 15, 2012 (read our support letter)
E2 PNW supports efforts to prioritize support for $10 million for the Regional Ocean Partnership competitive grant program within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (“NOAA”) budget. *UPDATE 3/23/12* E2 received positive feedback for highlighting this issue, and several offices we've been in contact with have included funding for ROPs in their priority requests to the CJS Subcommittee.

California E2 Supports Regional Ocean Partnerships (National)

Thursday, March 15, 2012 (read our support letter)
E2 CA supports efforts to prioritize support for $10 million for the Regional Ocean Partnership competitive grant program within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (“NOAA”) budget. *UPDATE 3/23/12* E2 received positive feedback for highlighting this issue, and several offices we've been in contact with have included funding for ROPs in their priority requests to the CJS Subcommittee.

E2 New England supports Regional Ocean Partnerships (National)

Thursday, March 15, 2012 (read our support letter)
E2 New England supports efforts to prioritize support for $10 million for the Regional Ocean Partnership competitive grant program within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's ("NOAA") budget. *UPDATE 3/23/12* E2 received positive feedback for highlighting this issue, and several offices we've been in contact with have included funding for ROPs in their priority requests to the CJS Subcommittee.

E2 Supports the Green Communities Act (New England)

Monday, March 12, 2012 (read our support letter)
In a letter to the Massachusetts Joint Comittee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy, E2 New England supports the Green Communities Act and urges caution regarding proposed changes to the act.

E2 Comments on Transportation Bill (National)

Friday, March 2, 2012 (read our support letter)
E2 expresses concern about several provisions in a proposed transportation bill.

E2 Opposes HR1837 (National)

Monday, February 27, 2012 (read our support letter)
Feb 27, 2012 - In a letter to Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, E2 voices it's opposition to HR 1837, which would effectively block implementation of the Delta Reform Act which passed in California in 2009, as well as hamper the San Joaquin River restoration efforts and repeal important provisions from the Central Valley Project Improvement Act. View E2's Petition.

E2 Opposes the American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act of 2012 (National)

Friday, February 10, 2012 (read our support letter)
In a letter to members of Congress, E2 members urge legislators to oppose the American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act of 2012. America's businesses need a real transportation bill that incorporates the necessary policies and funding to build a 21st century system that makes America safer, cleaner, more secure, and more prosperous. View E2's Petition.

E2 Pacific Northwest Supports HB 4151, the Healthy State Purchasing Bill (Pacific Northwest)

Monday, February 6, 2012 (read our support letter)
In a letter to the Co-Chairs of the Oregon Legislative Assembly's Committee on General Government and Consumer Protection, E2 Pacific Northwest members urge Co-Chairs Whisnant and Holvey to support HB 4151, the Healthy State Purchasing bill. View E2's Petition.

E2 Pacific Northwest Opposes Funding Cuts to the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (Pacific Northwest)

Monday, January 30, 2012 (read our support letter)
In a letter to every member of the Oregon Legislature, E2 Pacific Northwest members urge legislators to oppose additional funding cuts to the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality. View E2's Petition.

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