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STATEMENT: EPA must continue to make progress on cutting down health harming from the power sector

Today, The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) unveiled a suite of final rules to cut down health harming pollution from the power sector.

The Latinx Energy Stories Project

The Latinx Energy Stories Project is a community-led effort to illustrate the ways Latinx communities interact with our existing energy system. Education & Outreach Conducted by Yamileth Carachure Flores.

Energy Stories of API Community living in the Twin Cities Area

Written by Phitz Nantharath. “For the past three years, I have worked closely with the Asian Pacific Islander(API) community in the Twin Cities conducting outreach to create greater awareness around energy efficiency programs.”

Land Use Rezoning in Minneapolis

CEED, along with partners, submitted recommendations to the City Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED) Department to urge the City to take proactive steps to protect the health and safety of the most under resourced communities through this zoning process.

Minnesota’s SF 4 Bill: Decoding the 100% Clean Energy Commitment and What it Means for Environmental Justice Communities

Last week, Minnesota signed into law Senate bill SF 4, establishing an ambitious goal to achieve 100% clean energy by 2040, joining 25 other states with 100% clean energy or zero greenhouse gas emissions commitments. But what does this bill actually mean for environmental justice communities in MN, and what comes next?

Personalizing Learning Through Zines: CEED’s Popular Education Curriculum on The Inflation Reduction Act

CEED develops popular education materials and conducts community education workshops and trainings that position communities to share stories and experiences…

The Center for Earth, Energy and Democracy (CEED) Reacts to EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (GGRF) Awardee Announcement

Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its first round of awardees for the $14 billion National Clean Investment Fund (NCIF) and $6 billion Clean Communities Investment Accelerator (CCIA) representing $20 billion dollars that will be awarded to eight applicants as part of the historic Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (GGRF).

Centering Environmental Justice in EPA Rulemaking 

Washington, DC (March 1, 2024) — Today, leaders within the environmental justice movement responded to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency…

Black History Month Environmental Justice Book Recommendations

This Black History Month, we put together a short list of important literature that celebrates and shares Black stories in the environmental justice and conservation movement.

Past Workshop: Justice in Home Energy Workshop

Join CEED & Cooperative for Energy Futures (CEF) for our home energy justice workshop! We will work to better understand just what your energy bills mean and how much certain go-to appliances may be costing you

STATEMENT: EPA’s Proposed New Carbon Pollution Standards for Fossil Fuel-Fired Power Plants will fail to protect EJ communities

The Tishman Environment and Design Center at The New School, the Center for the Urban Environment of the John S. Watson Institute for Urban Policy and Research at Kean University, the New Jersey Environmental Justice Alliance (NJEJA), and the Center for Earth, Energy and Democracy, along with 18 environmental justice and 9 allied organizations are submitting public comments today on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s proposed carbon pollution standards for coal and new natural gas fired power plants.

Juneteenth Celebration and Being the Change We Want to See

Join us at South High School for the morning of Juneteenth! We have a wonderful morning planned with Jim Embry who…