The CLEO Institute Commends the Biden Administration for Moving Forward with a Federal Heat Standard to Protect Workers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact Jocelyn Mahone Community Manager (203) 554-8199 jmahone@cleoinstitute.org   MIAMI – On Tuesday, July 2nd, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) presented President Biden with its proposed rule – Heat Injury and Illness Prevention in Outdoor and Indoor Work Settings – for worker heat protections.  …

Locals gather to talk emergency preparedness

By Ronnie Lovler While many associate summer—which officially arrives Thursday—with vacations and fun, it also brings hurricanes, heat waves, flooding, and other extreme weather events. That’s why a group of locals is taking steps to be prepared should disaster come our way. “A resilient community is a prepared community,” said …

DeSantis accepts nearly $350 million in federal funding for energy efficiency upgrades

Charlie Neibergall/AP Republican presidential candidate Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks during U.S. Rep. Randy Feenstra’s, R-Iowa, Faith and Family with the Feenstras event, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023, in Sioux Center, Iowa. DeSantis accepted nearly $350 million to improve residents’ energy efficiency through the Inflation Reduction Act. Some Florida households will …

THE CLEO INSTITUTE APPLAUDS FLORIDA BUDGET AUTHORIZATION OF HOME ENERGY EFFICIENCY REBATE PROGRAM TO HELP REDUCE POWER BILLS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Media Contact Susan Glickman Vice-President, Policy & Partnerships 727-742-9003 sglickman@cleoinstitute.org  MIAMI, FL – Today, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed the state’s $116.5 billion budget for 2024-2025. The CLEO Institute is pleased that included in the budget is the authorization of approximately $346 million to assist Floridians in reducing …

The CLEO Institute Announces Exciting New Partnership with Olivela

Media Contact Jocelyn Mahone Community Manager 305-573-5251 JMahone@cleoinstitute.org Miami – The CLEO Institute, a leading women-led climate change education and advocacy organization, is thrilled to announce its latest partnership with Olivela, the luxury fashion e-commerce platform with a purpose. This collaboration marks a significant milestone for both organizations as they join …

Florida Drops Climate Change from Energy Policy Amid Rising Environmental Threats

Florida is shifting its energy policy focus by removing Climate change as a priority, despite the state’s vulnerability to extreme weather events and environmental challenges. Governor Ron DeSantis signed the controversial bill on Wednesday, with changes set to take effect on July 1. This legislation eliminates most references to Climate change in state law, bans offshore …

The CLEO Institute Applauds New EPA Standards to Reduce Pollution from Fossil Fuel-Fired Power Plants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Media Contact: Raymer Maguire, Dir. of Campaigns and Policy, 407-496-0546, rmaguire@cleoinstitute.org   MIAMI, FL – Today, the CLEO Institute applauds the Environmental Protection Agency’s final carbon pollution standards for power plants that set carbon dioxide (CO2) limits for new gas-fired combustion turbines and CO2 emission guidelines for existing …

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