UJEP provides a forum for discussion, education, and dissemination of information on ways to provide a healthier environment balanced with the need to ensure the growth and protection of existing jobs and incomes.
UJEP members are labor unions that are approved by the Board of Directors. Any labor union may become a member of UJEP upon approval by the Board of Directors.
UJEP National Unions identify preliminary Labor Positions on Climate Change Legislation.
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UJEP Unions comparison of Clean Power Plan on the Affordable Clean Energy emission trends.
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UJEP National Unions address New Source Review Program in letter to U.S. House of Representatives.
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UJEP Unions comment on invitation from EPA addressing potential replacement to Clean Power Plan.
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UJEP Unions comment on the proposed repeal of the Clean Power Plan.
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EPA released its proposed new emission rule for our nation’s existing coal-fired power electric power generators on June 2, 2014.
Read the Press Releases of UJEP’s unions by going to our Documents section below.
UJEP Comments on the EPA Proposed Standards of Performance fro Greenhouse Gas Emissions for New Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units may be read at our Documents section below.
Seven Labor Union Presidents submitted a letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy with comments on EPA’s proposed CCS requirements for New Advanced Coal Generation Plants. This letter was submitted to the EPA Docket EPA-HQ-OAR-2013-0495.
Go to our Documents section below to read this letter.
Six Labor Union Presidents belonging to UJEP sent a letter dated February 3, 2014 to the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairman and Ranking Member requesting a hearing on the effects of Coal Plant retirements due EPA’s Mercury and Air Toxic Standards (MATS).
You can read the letter and the IBEW press release on our Documents section below.
A White Paper on EPA 111d rule making
(UJEP Pre-Proposal comments on U.S. EPA’s GHG guidelines dated January 2014) is available on our Documents section below.
On Friday Sept. 20, 2013 EPA released the proposed rule for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New Stationary Sources for Electric Utility Generating Units.
See Documents below to read the statements of the IBEW, UMWA & BBF
The entire EPA proposed rule, impact analysis & fact sheet are also available