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  • [New] The Los Angeles City Council voted Wednesday to have the Department of Water and Power transition to 100% renewable energy by 2035, as well as develop a long-term hiring plan for nearly 10,000 green jobs. FOX 11 Los Angeles
  • [New] Dubbed the American Jobs Plan, the eight-year spending proposal promises to modernize 20,000 miles of roads, repair 10,000 bridges and improve the drinking water in 400,000 schools and child-care facilities, among myriad other improvements to the built environment in the United States. Modern Farmer
  • Over the next four years, we will be investing in the Sahel region $5.6 billion in 61 projects in climate-smart agriculture, environment, water, resilient infrastructure, energy access, renewable energy, financial inclusion, and jobs. World Bank
  • The American Jobs Plan focuses on national infrastructure spending on housing, roads, broadband, drinking water systems, and schools, so no obvious benefits for expats. Bright!Tax Expat Tax Services
  • The Biden Administration's commitment to job creation through restoration and resilience is further emphasized in the recently announced America the Beautiful campaign, which aims to conserve 30% of U.S. lands, waters and ocean by 2030. World Resources Institute
  • The Biden administration on Thursday detailed steps to achieve an ambitious goal to conserve nearly one-third of America's lands and waters by 2030, relying on voluntary efforts to preserve public, private and tribal areas while also helping tackle climate change and create jobs. AP News
  • The American Jobs Plan announced by President Biden draws attention to much-needed investment in clean water and natural infrastructure, as well as historic disinvestment in low-income and BIPOC communities. Salem Statesman Journal
  • If cities in emerging markets focused on low-carbon water and waste as part of their post-COVID recovery, they would catalyze as much as $2 trillion in investments, and create over 23 million new jobs by 2030. World Bank Blogs
  • Under the American Jobs Plan, the Biden administration has allocated $56 billion in grants and low-cost loans to upgrade and modernize drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater systems in the U.S. Forbes
  • The circular economy has been identified as a major commercial opportunity by the World Economic Forum, supporting the development of new industries and jobs, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and increasing the efficient use of natural resources (including energy, water and materials). Clean Energy Finance Corporation
  • President Joe Biden unveiled the American Jobs Plan, a $2 trillion infrastructure plan which called for $111 billion for water, wastewater and storm water funding. ICUEE
  • The American Jobs Plan, a $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan to invest in roads, transportation, water, broadband, and clean energy. Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders
  • If enacted, the American Jobs Plan would likely provide enough funding to eliminate lead from drinking water in the United States. Brookings
  • The American Jobs Plan, Biden's $2 trillion infrastructure proposal, would replace 100% of the lead pipes across the U.S. and ensure universal access to safe drinking water. Forbes
  • The American Jobs Plan includes investments to eliminate all lead pipes and service lines in America's drinking water systems to ensure that all Americans have access to clean drinking water. Data For Progress
  • Three out of four people in each district or state support the American Jobs Plan, clean energy, and climate action. Crooked Media
  • The Biden administration is aiming to fill some of the existing gap as a part of the American Jobs Plan, which promises $111 billion for water systems. Grist
  • By accelerating action to fight climate change while rebuilding a more sustainable and resilient economy, Canada will spur significant economic opportunity, creating new jobs for Canadians while ensuring cleaner air and water for generations to come. World Nuclear News
  • The American Jobs Plan includes provisions to invest in traditional infrastructure projects such as improving water systems, eliminating per - and polyfluoroalkyl exposure, and climate change. Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
  • Growing Canada's forests will generate many long-term benefits such as increasing biodiversity, cleaning air and water, creating green jobs, reducing community risks to natural disasters, cooling cities and enhancing the well-being of Canadians for generations to come. Natural Resources Canada
  • President Biden's ambitious $2 trillion green infrastructure and jobs plan will put the federal government's muscle behind clean water, public transit and other physical infrastructure projects. Impact Alpha
  • Innovative Financial Initiatives for Africa will help close adaptation finance gaps, enhance access to existing finance and mobilize new public and private sector investment. Global Center on Adaptation
  • By 2050, HR & A estimates that Los Angeles County could create up to 600,000 jobs in the green economy, a nearly 80% increase from today, including 320,000 Green Jobs. LACI

Last updated: 19 September 2021