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SAFE Warns of Anti-Competitive State-Level AV Legislation

“The consequence of the SAVE Act would be to crush competition”

Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE) is calling attention to dangerous state-level legislation that would restrict the development of autonomous vehicle (AV) technology.

“The advent of potentially revolutionary advances in energy security promised by AV technology is being threatened by efforts to erect barriers to competition and predetermine winners and losers. SAFE warns the Safe Autonomous Vehicle Act will serve as an attack on AV innovations that are so crucial to improving the nation’s energy security and economic growth,” remarked SAFE’s President and CEO Robbie Diamond.

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Groups Tell Court EPA Failed to Fulfill Civil Rights Obligations

Earthjustice and Yale Law School’s Environmental Justice Clinic, at the U.S. District Court in Oakland, filed a motion for summary judgment calling on the federal court to decide that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency failed to fulfill its legal obligation to enforce civil rights laws.
 
The motion was filed on behalf of five organizations and an individual that filed civil rights complaints with the EPA that languished before the agency for more than 10 years, and in some cases 20 years, well beyond the legal deadline to complete its investigation and issue preliminary findings.

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Over 3 Million in U.S. Now Work in Clean Energy

National business groups, citing government statistics, say jobs providing cleaner energy options equal those in retail stores, twice those in building construction

Today, national business groups representing the range and breadth of clean energy companies in the United States cheered government statistics showing their industries support more than 3 million American jobs – equal to the employment of retail stores across the country, and twice as many jobs as involved in construction of buildings. This is based on 2016 data recently released by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in its second annual U.S. Energy and Employment Report.

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