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EPA

EPA Announces $2.7 Billion for Infrastructure to Protect Surface Waters and Drinking Water

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of $2.7 billion for State Revolving Funds (SRFs). This funding assists states, tribes and territories with infrastructure projects that help protect surface water
ASE

Alliance Urges Congress To Reject Shortsighted Energy Efficiency Cuts

National
The Alliance to Save Energy called on Congress Monday to reject drastic cuts to federal energy efficiency initiatives proposed by the Trump administration.
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...

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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
Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Manchin, Energy Committee Move 12 More Energy Innovation Bills And Premier Land Conservation Funding...

National
The U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee held a business meeting to consider pending legislation. The committee reported out 15 energy and lands bills on a largely bipartisan
SEIA

Study: Solar Tariffs Cause Devastating Harm to U.S. Market, Economy and Jobs

National
More than 62,000 jobs, $19 billion in investment and 10.5 GW of solar are lost due to tariffs WASHINGTON, D.C. - RealEstateRama - Tariffs on imported...

Is choosing a custom home builder costly?

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Buying a home can be done by hunting existing constructed houses, choosing a newly constructed home, or work with a trusted custom home builder. Among these methods, custom home building is the most ideal since it can bring the home you dream into reality.
SEIA

Solar Firms to Halt Operations in Dominion South Carolina as Commission Approves Devastatingly Low...

National
On November 15 the South Carolina Public Service Commission issued a crippling order to the solar industry after months of debate regarding how the state’s utilities set the rate paid
WSSC

WSSC Water Scheduled to Hold Monthly Commission Meeting on Wednesday, November 20

National
WSSC Water Commissioners are scheduled to hold their monthly meeting on Wednesday, November 20, at WSSC Water headquarters in Laurel. The meeting, which starts at 10 a.m.,
EPA

Kansas Water Infrastructure Projects Recognized by EPA for Excellence and Innovation

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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
USDA

USDA Invests in Drinking Water Quality and Wastewater Management for 784,000 Rural Residents and...

National
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald “DJ” LaVoy today announced that the department is investing $635 million in 122 projects
ASE

Alliance Welcomes Efficiency Incentives In Energy Tax Bill

National
WASHINGTON - RealEstateRama - The Alliance to Save Energy released the following statement from President Jason Hartke on the Growing Renewable Energy and Efficiency...
HVAC Inspection

Here’s Why You Need to Get an HVAC Inspection Before You Buy a Home

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When you're trying to do right by your home, one of the best things you can do is take care of the heating and cooling system. Rather than only focusing on maintenance, you should also key in on the HVAC system while shopping around for a house.
Appraisal Institute

Appraisal Institute Premieres Solar Photovoltaic Seminar

National
The Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers, premiered a four-hour classroom seminar on developing the value
ASE

New Report: Potential For Energy Efficiency Programs To Deliver More Savings By Properly Valuing...

National
Analysis by Alliance to Save Energy and DesignLights Consortium calls for fully capturing the savings potential of lighting upgrades, including networked lighting controls

The HVAC System and Its Many Problems: Is It Time to Think About Changing...

National
The heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) machine is a silent worker - not in the sense that it makes no sound, but more on account of the fact that they are only appreciated when they finally break down, or something is wrong with the system’s functioning.  However, if this occurs far too often, it might be time to change your old HVAC system and buy a new one!
SEIA

More Than 70 Associations Back Renewable Energy Extension Act

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The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) announced that dozens of associations representing a broad array of interests are calling for an extension of the Section 48 and Section 25D Investment Tax Credit (ITC).
USDA

USDA and DOE Join Forces to Increase Energy Technology Development and Deployment in Rural...

National
WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2019 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary Donald “DJ” LaVoy and U.S. Department of Energy Under Secretary of Energy...
SEIA

Solar Industry Urges U.S. District Court to Reject Discriminatory Charges on Puerto Rico Solar...

National
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In an Amicus Brief filed today in federal court, the Solar Energy Storage Association of Puerto Rico (SESA) and the Solar...
SEIA

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.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

FEMA

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.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

AGC

ONLY EIGHT STATES TOP FEBRUARY PEAK IN CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT DESPITE GAINS...

California and Vermont Post Worst Losses since February as Virginia and South Dakota Add the Most; Illinois and Iowa Have Worst One-Month Job Losses, While New York and Vermont Post