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Image of the company's first US battery factory in Liberty, NC courtesy of Toyota

The Southeast US Battery Belt Is Learning To Love EVs

Laid-off workers in the Southeast have a new option. As electric vehicle battery plants rise in the region, they’re accompanied by good jobs, and these jobs are better paying than any of the previous textile or furniture industry positions from years past. EV battery plants are reinvigorating areas left destitute … [continued]

First-Ever National Drinking Water Standard to Protect 100M People from PFAS Pollution

As part of the Administration’s commitment to combating PFAS pollution, EPA announces $1B investment through President Biden’s Investing in America agenda to address PFAS in drinking water WASHINGTON – Today, April 10, the Biden-Harris Administration issued the first-ever national, legally enforceable drinking water standard to protect communities from exposure to harmful … [continued]

Biden-Harris Admin Announces $366 Million to Lower Energy Costs & Enhance Energy Security in Rural…

President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda Supports 17 Projects Across 20 States and 30 Tribal Nations and Communities, Bringing Clean Energy, High-Quality Jobs, and Energy Justice to Every Pocket of America TEMECULA, CA — As part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced more … [continued]

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Transportation Electrification in the US Southeast — 4th Annual Report

The fourth annual “Transportation Electrification in the Southeast” report, published by Atlas Public Policy in collaboration with the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, benchmarks progress on transportation electrification from July 2022 through June 2023 in six states across the Southeast: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. While … [continued]