News Release | Environment Maine

First-Ever U.S. Solar Jobs Census Shows Major Growth in Solar Jobs

Jobs in the solar industry are booming, with 93,000 solar jobs at more than 16,700 solar employment sites in all 50 states, according to a new report released today by Environment Maine and authored by the Solar Foundation.

News Release | Environment Maine

NEW ANALYSIS: U.S. Senate Proposal Would Increase Maine’s Oil Dependence by 2 Million Gallons, Cost Consumers $6 Million

As oil continues to pour into the Gulf of Mexico and just a day before a major U.S. Senate vote on legislation that would block new rules requiring cars and light trucks to use less oil, a new analysis finds that the proposed Senate measure would increase Maine’s dependence on oil by more than 2 million gallons in 2016.

News Release | Environment Maine

More Than 120,000 Americans Call for 60 mpg Cars

More than 120,000 Americans urged the Obama administration to set strong clean vehicle standards that could dramatically cut oil use and global warming pollution—as well as save billions for consumers at the gas pump – during the public comment period that ended last Sunday.

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