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SEIA

SEIA Board Elects Solar Veteran as New Chair

National
Following a vote by its board of directors, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the nation’s leading solar advocacy organization, announced that George Hershman, president of Swinerton Renewable Energy
EPA

EPA Completes Nine Agreements to Settle Clean Water Act Violations from Biosolids Land Application...

National
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it completed nine federal enforcement actions in 2019 to settle Clean Water Act violations that resulted from land application

The Best Neighborhoods in Myrtle Beach

National
The Myrtle Beach metropolitan area has a proud population of over 460,000 residents with the population steadily increasing over the last 3 decades. In fact, Myrtle Beach is ranked as the second fastest-growing metropolitan area in the United States (per 2018 statistics). Whether you’re visiting for a long weekend or in town looking to purchase a new property
USDOJ

USDA Invests $62.3 Million in Rural Broadband Infrastructure for Alabama Families

National
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald “DJ” LaVoy announced USDA has invested $62.3 million in high-speed broadband infrastructure that will create
NeighborWorks America

NeighborWorks America Finalizes Acquisition of Launchpad Program Code

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NeighborWorks America has acquired Housing Partnership Network's (HPN) Launchpad programming code and will transition Launchpad customers in 2020 as the next step in the evolution of its state-of-the-art client management system
EPA

Kansas Water Infrastructure Projects Recognized by EPA for Excellence and Innovation

National
Two clean water and drinking water infrastructure projects in Kansas were recognized Nov. 18 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for excellence and innovation
The White House

DEM WINS COASTAL RESILIENCE GRANT FOR QUONOCHONTAUG POND FROM WHITEHOUSE-CREATED PROGRAM

National
U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse today announced that the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) has received a $75,000 award
Center for American Progress

Why Many Cities’ Smart Growth Transportation Strategies Don’t Work

National
The Center for American Progress released a new issue brief that looks at how many cities’ all-of-the-above strategies ultimately increase dependence on automobiles.
USDA

USDA Invests $1.4 Billion in Rural Electric Infrastructure Improvements in 21 States

National
Investments will Benefit 1.5 million Residents and Businesses WASHINGTON, - RealEstateRama – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture...
AGC

ONE-YEAR EXTENSION OF TPS FOR SALVADORANS WILL PREVENT IMMEDIATE DISRUPTIONS TO MANY DEVELOPMENT AND...

National
Administration’s Decision to Extend Temporary Protected Status for Salvadorans in the U.S. Will Avoid Damaging Loss of 37,000 Construction Workers, But Long-Term Uncertainty Remains a Problem
EPA

EPA Announces Nearly $21 Million Water Infrastructure Loan to the City of Oak Ridge

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a $20.7 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to the City of Oak Ridge, Tennessee to help finance a new drinking water treatment plant.
USDA

USDA Invests in Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Improvements in 31 States

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U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald “DJ” LaVoy today announced that USDA is investing $201 million to improve rural water infrastructure in 31 states
EPA

EPA commemorates $640 million in water infrastructure loans to Tualatin Valley Water District and...

National
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator for the Pacific Northwest Chris Hladick joined the Tualatin Valley Water District (TVWD) and the city of Hillsboro
USDA

USDA Invests in Rural Electric Infrastructure Improvements in 13 States

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Investments will Benefit Nearly 231,000 Residents and Businesses WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2019 - (RealEstateRama) - U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald...
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

SCHUMER STATEMENT ON SEPTEMBER JOBS REPORT

National
U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer today released the following statement on the September jobs report  from the Department of Labor
USDA

USDA Invests in Community Facilities Improvements for 3.3 Million Rural Americans in 23 States

National
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald “DJ” LaVoy today announced that USDA is investing $139 million in 56 projects (PDF, 189 KB) to improve community facilities and provide essential services for 3.3 million rural residents in 23 states.
EIA

International Energy Outlook 2019 projects nearly 50% increase in world energy usage by 2050,...

National
In its International Energy Outlook 2019 (IEO2019), the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) projects that world energy consumption will grow by nearly 50% between 2018 and 2050. EIA projects most of this growth will come from regions where the consumption of energy is driven by strong economic growth
USDA

USDA Invests in Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Improvements in 25 States

National
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary of Rural Development Donald “DJ” LaVoy today announced that USDA is investing $144 million to improve rural water infrastructure in 25 states
DOI

Share Secretary Bernhardt Inspects Key Water and Power Facility in Western Colorado

National
WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt inspected a key piece of national water infrastructure at Morrow Point Dam, located on the Gunnison...

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Sutter Square

Meridian Sells 175,000 SF Office Building in Concord for $30.9M

Meridian, a full-service real estate developer and owner of general and medical office real estate, is pleased to announce that it has completed the sale of Sutter Square, a 174,689-square-foot, nine-story office building located at 1800 Sutter Street

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

AGC

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASES IN 34 STATES AND D.C. FROM DECEMBER 2018...

Thirty-four states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between December 2018 and December 2019, while construction employment increased in 29 states from November