Women of Steel Pass Resolution Supporting EPA’s Limits on Greenhouse Gas Emissions; Say Such Measures Create Jobs and Make America More Globally Competitive
The Michigan and Wisconsin Women of Steel, an organization within the United Steelworkers dedicated to advancing working women’s issues, recently passed a resolution declaring their support for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to limit greenhouse gas emissions, saying that such limits will help create good jobs safeguard communities and make America more competitive in the 21st century global economy. In addition, the organization endorsed essential complementary policies that will further advance and maximize job creation in the clean energy economy.
“We know that protecting the health and safety of our children and our communities must be one of our top priorities, and by doing that, we can create good jobs and ensure that the U.S. leads the 21st century economy,” said Tonya DeVore, Women of Steel Coordinator, United Steelworkers District 2. “Creating good jobs in manufacturing, construction, education and other sectors — that is what will get our economy moving again and that is how we will make our communities better for the next generation ... more