California Is Tops, Maine Is Most Improved In Energy Efficiency
California's energy efficiency policies and efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions earn it the #1 spot on ACEEE's 2022 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.
25 Towns Chosen For Outdoor Recreation Economic Boost
The Recreation Economy for Rural Communities (RERC) program administered by the U.S. EPA, USDA's Forest Service, the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), and the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) identified 25 communities.
Apple To Invest $430B Across U.S. Over Next Five Years
Apple will build a new $1B North Carolina campus, and make job-creating investments in advanced manufacturing and clean energy throughout the country.
Half Of U.S. States To See Minimum Wage Increases In 2021
Many states will make changes to their minimum wage laws in 2021; greatest impacts will be seen in California, Washington and Florida.
New England: A Rising Tide Of Jobs, Wages
All six New England States experienced gains in wages and salaries in 2018, with the income surge averaging more than four percent in 2Q 2018.
New England’s Regional Defense Industry Collaboration
The new organization, funded with a $1.5-million grant from the department of defense, will coordinate the growth of defense-related business across the six-state region.
Less Is More In New England
When it comes to employment rates, this six-state region has no trouble outperforming the national average.
U.S. Employers Plan To Increase Staff In Q2
U.S. employers expect the hiring pace to remain positive in Q2 2017 with 22 percent of employers planning to add staff between April and June, according to the ManpowerGroup.
Burn Baby Burn
Should burning trees to generate electricity be classified as carbon-neutral?
2015 State Rankings Report: ME, CA, CO Are Renewable Portfolio Leaders
Maine, California and Colorado are the states with the most stringent Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) in a new state ranking that debuted this week in Business Facilities’ 2015 State Rankings Report.
One Year Later
The report cards are in for the Superstorm Sandy recovery and the grade is "incomplete" as misery continues for thousands who have lost their homes or businesses.