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Over 300 Communities in 40 States Now “Open for Solar Business”

National
From Anchorage, Alaska, to Sarasota, Florida, more than 300 local governments have now met national benchmarks for encouraging the growth of solar energy and removing barriers to solar market development.
Center for Biological Diversity

Opponents of Proposed Resolution Copper Mine, Land Exchange Hold News Conference Before Public Hearing

National
The Apache Stronghold and allies will deliver public comments Tuesday opposing the Resolution Copper mine, which would destroy a sacred site for the Apache people. The group will hold a news conference before Tuesday’s
SEIA

SEIA and Kentucky Solar Industries Association Formalize Affiliate Partnership

National
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the national trade association for the U.S. solar energy industry, announced today that the Kentucky Solar Industries Association (KYSEIA) is now a formal SEIA state affiliate

NRPA Celebrates Its 2019 Parks Build Community Project

National
The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and Baltimore City Recreation and Parks (BCRP), along with numerous donors, are excited to announce the revitalization of Catherine Street Park in Baltimore, Maryland. Part of NRPA’s Parks Build Community initiative
Prune Trees

How Often Should You Prune Trees to Keep Them Healthy?

National
Caring for the long term health of our trees has never been more important than it is right now. But do you know the right way to prune trees to ensure they remain healthy?
DOE

Department of Energy Announces Winners of Solar Prize and Two New Innovative Solar Initiatives

National
Yesterday, at Solar Power International, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Assistant Secretary for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Daniel R Simmons, announced the winners of the first round
NAHB

Voluntary, Market-Driven Solutions Best Approach to Boost Energy Efficiency

National
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) told Congress today that it wants to work as a partner with officials at all levels of government to encourage energy efficiency
DOE

DOE and NOAA Announce Prize Competition to Power Ocean Observing Platforms with Marine Renewable...

National
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), along with NOAA, announced a $3 million prize competition to generate innovation in marine energy-powered ocean observing platforms.
USDA

USDA Has More Than $400 Million Still Available for Renewable Energy System and Energy...

National
Acting Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Joel Baxley today encouraged farmers, rural small businesses and agricultural producers to apply for financing in a key U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
EPA

EPA Proposes Cleanup for Groundwater Contamination at Superfund Site in San German, Puerto Rico

National
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing a cleanup plan to address contaminated groundwater located in the surrounding areas of the Retiro Industrial Park
Making the Move to Sydney

Making the Move to Sydney

National
Sydney is Australia’s largest city, with over 4.5 million residents. It is also Australia’s oldest city, and the most multicultural too. It is the city of opportunities, where you can find high paying jobs, new opportunities that wouldn’t exist in the smaller cities, or other countries, a growing economy, and an atmosphere that is hard to beat in any city.
USGBC

New USGBC Research Explores Green Building Industry’s Role in Highlighting the Importance of Buildings...

As part of its Living Standard initiative, today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released a new U.S. public research report titled Standard Issue that sets out to better gauge how the public feels about issues at the core of the green building community’s mission
DOE

Prize Builds on DOE Efforts to Spur U.S. Innovation through Competition to Accelerate Technology...

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a prize competition to spur innovation in wave energy-powered desalination systems. The Waves to Water Prize will draw upon
SEIA

S.C. House Passes Pro-Jobs, Pro-Consumer Energy Bill; Solar Industry Urges Senate to Follow

The solar industry commended the South Carolina House of Representatives for unanimously passing a landmark energy bill, The Energy Freedom Act, on a bipartisan vote, and urged the Senate to quickly
ASE

Alliance Urges Congress To Tap Energy Efficiency In Infrastructure Policy To Reduce Costs, Carbon...

Congress has an opportunity to lower the price tag and carbon footprint of a nationwide infrastructure initiative by incorporating energy efficiency into its policy proposals
Environment America

Environment America Partners With Students and Faculty to Urge Colleges and Universities to Shift...

Environment America, along with students across the country, will launch 50 campaigns in 15 states this year, imploring colleges and universities to generate 100 percent of their energy from renewable sources.

Experts Gather in Miami to Discuss the Role of Parks in Building Climate Resilient...

Park leaders from across the country will gather in Miami, Florida, Jan. 16–18, 2019, to discuss the increasing role park and recreation agencies play in developing climate-resilient communities. Organized by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)
ASE

Alliance Statement On Daniel Simmons’ Confirmation To Lead DOE’s Energy Efficiency Programs Office

The Alliance to Save Energy released the following statement from President Jason Hartke on Thursday after the U.S. Senate on Wednesday evening confirmed Daniel Simmons to be DOE’s Assistant Secretary of Energy heading the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy:

The Most Effective Ways to Make Your Hotel or Resort More Eco-Friendly

One of the most cost-effective methods of updating a hotel or resort is to invest in measures that will either decrease energy usage or lower their demand for power from an external grid. So, what are the most effective ways in which a hotel can renovate and remodel their complex to be more eco-friendly and energy efficient?
SEIA

D.C. City Council Passes Historic 100 Percent Renewable Electricity Bill

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) welcomed the Washington, D.C. City Council’s passage of a landmark bill that will move the District to 100 percent renewable electricity by 2032, including specific requirements to grow solar energy.

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HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD OFFERS $112 MILLION TO EXPAND AFFORDABLE HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES FOR LOW-INCOME...

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that there is a combined $112 million available to expand the supply of permanent affordable housing for very low-income persons with disabilities.