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CHA and Operation Warm distribute 7,500 coats to residents at COVID-safe event

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The 2020 event looked a little different due to COVID-19, but the Chicago Housing Authority and Operation Warm nevertheless partnered for the 13th consecutive year, distributing 7,500 new winter coats over four days last week to the children of pre-registered families living in public housing and who participate in the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program at Credit Union 1 Arena

Transportation Chairman Rodriguez and Brooklyn Borough President Call On The Federal Government To Rescue...

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Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chairman of the Transportation Committee alongside Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams will be distributing face masks to the surrounding Northern Manhattan community. The recent rising COVID-19 cases have prompted many electeds and community leaders to increase PPE distribution to ensure every New Yorkers is protected.

DURING NATIONAL DRIVE ELECTRIC WEEK 2020, NEW YORK STATE ANNOUNCES INITIATIVE TO EXPAND ELECTRIC...

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The New York Power Authority (NYPA) and the New York State Department of State (DOS) announced today a collaboration to significantly expand deployment of electric vehicle (EV) fast charging stations, capable of recharging EVs in 20 to 30 minutes, in eight Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) communities across the state.
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Trump Administration Transfers Federal Water Projects in Utah to Local Water Users

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U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt was joined by Governor of Utah Gary Herbert, U.S. Senators Mike Lee and Mitt Romney, U.S. Congressmen Rob Bishop and John Curtis and other officials as he transferred the ownership of the first two federal
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Top Tips for Managing Your Property’s Temperature Under the Arizonan Sun

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Moving to Arizona can be a dream come true for many, but it is also worth noting that it can be difficult to live here. Arizona gets hot, there is no getting away from that, and you need to be able to cope with this heat in some way.
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The Land Broker Co-op Partners with RealX to Modernize Solar, Wind, and Mineral...

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RealX, America’s first and largest online property rights exchange, and The Land Broker Co-op (the “Co-op”), have agreed to provide a turnkey solution for transacting property rights for the Co-op’s 16,000 land-focused real estate agents.
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GSA’s Proving Ground Program Selects Grid-Interactive Efficient Building Solutions for Evaluation

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The U.S. General Services Administration’s Proving Ground (GPG) in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy's High Impact Technology Catalyst (HIT) program has selected
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JUMP into STEM Launches Three New Challenges for Building Energy Efficiency

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JUMP into STEM, the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) online building energy-efficiency competition, is entering its third year with three new concurrent challenges open to university student submissions starting August 3, 2020.

House Infrastructure Bill Advances Energy Efficiency

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The Alliance to Save Energy released the following statement from Interim President Clay Nesler Wednesday on House passage of the infrastructure bill (H.R. 2), which includes a number of provisions to begin rebuilding the energy

MASSIVE SOLAR ENERGY DEVELOPMENT PLANNED FOR LA PAZ COUNTY

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At the Yavapai County Courthouse today, Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt was joined by Congressman Paul Gosar, La Paz County Supervisor Holly Irwin, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Arizona State Director Ray Suazo and other public and private representatives to announce the conveyance of approximately 5,900 acres of public lands to La Paz County in western Arizona.

Senator Troy Singleton and Advocates Introduce NJ Clean Energy Equity Act

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Justice, solar and community advocates joined Senator Troy Singleton in introducing the NJ Clean Energy Equity Act, S. 2484, to help low-income New Jersey families benefit from solar, storage and energy efficiency. The bill is the first step in implementing the New Jersey Equitable and Resilient Solar + Storage Policy Roadmap
Eco-Energy Solutions

4 Eco-Energy Solutions for Your Home

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Did you know that residential structures use almost 22% of the electricity produced in the U.S. each year? If you own a home, you know how expensive it is to maintain and repair your home. Also, for many homeowners, one of their biggest monthly expenses are their energy costs.
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Share Interior Approves Plan for the Largest Solar Project in U.S. History

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The Trump Administration remains committed to its America First, all of the above approach to domestic energy production as the Department of the Interior (Department) and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
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How Does a Gas Water Heater Work? Everything You Wanted to Know about Gas...

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If it weren't for your gas water heater, you'd be taking cold showers. But how does a gas water heater work exactly? Find out more here. Water is essential for the most crucial parts of your daily routine. Without gas water heaters
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5 Free Ways To Cut Energy Costs In 2020

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You don’t necessarily have to spend money to save money—this is one strategy for cutting energy costs we’ll go over in this writing, but there are completely free ways to get the job done as well. Following we’ll go over five ways of reducing energy expenses that are either free
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Solar Industry Statement on $2 Trillion COVID-19 Stimulus Package

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ollowing is a statement by Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association, on the $2 trillion COVID-19 stimulus package agreed to by Congress late last night

BLM SEEKS PUBLIC COMMENT ON PROPOSED YELLOW PINE SOLAR PROJECT

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The Bureau of Land Management today released a draft analyzing the environmental impacts of the proposed Yellow Pine Solar Project to be located on BLM-administered land 10 miles southeast of Pahrump and approximately 32 miles west of Las Vegas in Clark County, Nevada.
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New York Doubles Down on Renewable Energy Growth with 1.2 GW Announcement

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - RealEstateRama - The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) commended the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) for announcing the...
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Virginia Passes Landmark Zero Carbon Bill That Prioritizes Solar Access

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This week an amended version of the Virginia Clean Economy Act cleared the Virginia House of Delegates and Senate and is now on its way to Governor Northam’s desk for signature.
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WSSC Water Announces Water Quality Test Results for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS)

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WSSC Water today announced water quality test results for the presence of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) substances in its drinking water. Test results, which are posted on WSSC Water’s

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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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3 Effective Ways to Maximize Every Corner of Your House

For years, you and your family have been living in your home and cannot imagine living anywhere else. However, there are a few things that you would like to spruce up, particularly some of the empty corners in and around the home. Here are three effective ways to help you maximize every corner of your home.