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CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS PRICES RISE MODERATELY IN JANUARY BUT SHOW SIGNS OF ACCELERATING; CONTRACTORS URGE...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 16, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The cost of construction materials is showing signs of accelerating after moderating in January, according to an analysis of producer price index figures and recent market information released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Ongoing price increases underscore the urgency of funding public construction projects promptly, association officials said.

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FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.

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USDA

USDA and EPA Announce Continued Commitment to Support Rural Water Systems

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that will help rural water systems face the challenges of aging infrastructure, workforce shortages