Clean energy

Small Businesses Support Clean Energy Standards and Want Congressional Action on EPA Nominee

Publisher: 
Small Business Majority
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Date: 
miércoles, mayo 8, 2013

National opinion polling shows small business owners believe government can play an important role in creating financial incentives that help small businesses take energy efficiency measures. As the drivers of the economy, small businesses want lawmakers to do what they were sent to Washington to do, including holding an up or down vote on nominees to lead government agencies such as the Environmental Protection Agency. 

The Clean Air Act's Economic Benefits: Past, Present and Future

Publisher: 
Small Business Majority and Main Street Alliance
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Date: 
martes, octubre 5, 2010

The Clean Air Act is one of the nation's most important environmental laws. It directs the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to develop and enforce regulations addressing a wide range of air quality problems and challenges. However, the EPA’s authority has come under threat from members of Congress that would limit the Agency’s ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions.

Extreme Weather Puts Economic Chill on Virginia Small Businesses

Publisher: 
Small Business Majority
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Date: 
martes, marzo 4, 2014

Extreme weather events have been front-page news lately, especially with the U.S. experiencing record storms across much of the country and devastating droughts in the West. Research shows small businesses are especially susceptible to financial ruin after an extreme weather event. 

It’s not surprising then that Small Business Majority's polling found nearly 1 in 5 Virginia small business owners had to lay off workers after they were negatively impacted by an extreme weather event.

Extreme Weather Puts Economic Chill on North Carolina Small Businesses

Publisher: 
Small Business Majority
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Date: 
martes, marzo 4, 2014

Extreme weather events have been front-page news lately, especially with the U.S. experiencing record storms across much of the country and devastating droughts in the West. Research shows small businesses are especially susceptible to financial ruin after an extreme weather event. 

It’s not surprising then that Small Business Majority's polling found nearly 1 in 5 North Carolina small business owners had to lay off workers after they were negatively impacted by an extreme weather event.

Extreme Weather Puts Economic Chill on Michigan Small Businesses

Publisher: 
Small Business Majority
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Date: 
jueves, febrero 27, 2014

Extreme weather events have been front-page news lately, especially with the U.S. experiencing record storms across much of the country and devastating droughts in the West. Research shows small businesses are especially susceptible to financial ruin after an extreme weather event. 

It’s not surprising then that Small Business Majority's polling found nearly 1 in 5 Michigan small business owners had to lay off workers after they were negatively impacted by an extreme weather event.

Small Business and Clean Energy Policy - National Survey

Publisher: 
Small Business Majority and Main Street Alliance
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Date: 
miércoles, junio 9, 2010

Small Business Majority, American Businesses for Clean Energy and We Can Lead commissioned a national survey of 800 small business owners across the country to learn their attitudes toward energy conservation practices and clean energy policies.

The results of the poll show that among small businesses there is strong support for clean energy and climate legislation; small businesses believe that clean energy policies will help the U.S. economy; and support for clean energy policies is even higher among Latino- and black-owned businesses.

Ohio Small Businesses Support Energy Efficiency Measures

Publisher: 
Small Business Majority
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Date: 
lunes, noviembre 25, 2013

In the wake of the Great Recession, small business nationwide and in Ohio are doing all they can to strengthen and grow their businesses. Small business owners are constantly looking for innovative ways to help their businesses run more efficiently. As part of these efforts, recent scientific opinion polling conducted by Small Business Majority shows that Ohio’s entrepreneurs want utilities to offer renewable energy sources that will help them improve their energy intensity and reduce utility costs, and believe the use of renewable energy can have economic benefits for their businesses.

Entrepreneurs Believe Climate Change a Problem that Can Hurt Small Businesses, Disrupt Economy

Publisher: 
Small Business Majority
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Date: 
martes, junio 25, 2013

Extreme weather and climate change have become real business threats for small businesses across the country. Scientific opinion polling conducted for Small Business Majority found nearly six in 10 small businesses believe climate change and extreme weather events are an urgent problem that can disrupt the economy and harm small businesses. 

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