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Sustainable Practices in Modern Asphalt Production and Paving

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Asphalt production is a critical aspect of our built environment. It's the material we use to pave roads, construct driveways, lay airport runways, and create pathways in public parks. Manufacturing asphalt involves heating and combining aggregates, like sand or gravel, with binders, such as bitumen, to create a versatile and durable construction material.

Estate Lots: Tailoring Your Dream Home in a Tranquil Setting

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Discover the allure of estate lots and how they provide the perfect canvas for tailoring your dream home in a tranquil setting. Explore the benefits of owning an estate lot and learn how you can create your own slice of paradise amidst serene surroundings.

Black Women Contractors Request House of Representative Minority Leader Congressman Hakeem Jeffries to Demand...

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Ann McNeill, Founder and Chair, National Association of Black Women in Construction (NABWIC), authored a letter to the House of Representatives Minority Leader, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries to demand mandatory, equitable contracting goals in US DOT surface transportation contract awards.
FEMA

To Qualify for Federal Assistance, You Must Apply with FEMA

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Survivors of the severe storms and flooding that occurred Dec. 17–19, 2023 and Jan. 9-13, 2024, living in Kent, Providence or Washington counties may have already reported their damages to

NAREB’S ABCs for Buying a Home: The Important Steps to Owning a Home and...

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The most effective way for African Americans to build wealth is through homeownership. But so many families ask, where do you start when you want to buy a home? The National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) broadly provides this information so more Black families can enjoy the benefits of homeownership and create intergenerational wealth.

NEW YORK DEPARTMENT OF STATE ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF NEARLY $1.6 MILLION IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT...

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The New York Department of State (DOS) today announced the availability of nearly $1.6 million from its 2023-24 Local Government Efficiency Grant (LGEG) program to incentivize local governments to plan for and implement projects that reduce local government costs through shared services and municipal reorganization.
NACWA

Water Coalition Testifies Before Senate About Importance of a PFAS CERCLA Exemption for Utilities

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Drinking Water, Wastewater and Stormwater Utilities and The Communities They Serve Could Unfairly be on the Hook for

EFC Announces Draft Eligibility Guidelines to Launch New Green Resiliency Grant Program

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The New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC) today announced proposed eligibility guidelines to launch a new Green Resiliency Grant (GRG) program. This action delivers on elements of Governor Kathy Hochul’s clean water and resiliency plan to protect New Yorkers from extreme weather.
FEMA

FEMA and SBA Assistance Tops $105.3 Million for Michigan Storm Survivors

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A little over one month since President Joe Biden declared a major disaster for the state of Michigan following the Aug. 24-26, 2023, severe storms, tornadoes and flooding, more than $105.3

Big 4 US Banks Abandon Standards to Protect Environment and Communities

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Four of the biggest banks in the world have left the Equator Principles, which set minimum standards on risks to the environment and local communities in countries where they finance oil, gas, coal, infrastructure and mining projects.
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Biden-Harris Administration Announces Over $770 Million for Rural Infrastructure Projects During Investing in America...

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During a visit to Edgecombe County, N.C., a Rural Partners Network community, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
U.S. Senator Mark Kelly

WATCH: Kelly Leads Water and Flood Control Hearing in Flagstaff

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Arizona Senator Mark Kelly, Chair of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure, led a hearing in Flagstaff— the
Congressman Shri Thanedar

PRESS STATEMENT: REP. SHRI THANEDAR CELEBRATES EPA’S CLEAN SCHOOL BUS GRANT AWARDS FOR MICHIGAN...

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Congressman Shri Thanedar (MI-13) announces the allocation of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean School Bus
Congresswoman Betty McCollum

Congresswoman Betty McCollum, U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith Announce Federal Funding for...

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Congresswoman Betty McCollum and U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith announced federal support to help
EPA

EPA and DOE announce intent to fund projects to reduce methane emissions from the...

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a Notice of Intent (NOI) today to make funds available to help measure and reduce
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Biden-Harris Administration Celebrates $46 Million Investment in Jobs, Safe Drinking Water in Canton

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In Canton, Ohio, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator for Water Bruno Pigott celebrated

EFC ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR $325 MILLION IN GRANTS FOR CRITICAL WATER INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS

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Next Grant Round Delivers on Governor Hochul’s Clean Water Funding Commitment and Launches Initiatives Announced at 2024 State of the State Address
DOE

Manchin Announces $100K for Center for Applied Research and Technology to Repurpose Energy Infrastructure

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Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, announced that The
U.S. Senator Joe Manchin

MANCHIN ANNOUNCES $129K TO INCREASE ENERGY EFFICIENCY, REDUCE ENERGY COSTS FOR WEST VIRGINIANS

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Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, announced that Stovo

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Support Ukrainian Refugees

GFP Real Estate and Its Tenants Raise More Than $200,000 to...

GFP Real Estate is pleased to announce that its "Support Ukraine in Crisis" campaign raised more than $200,000 to support humanitarian relief efforts on the ground in Ukraine.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Moving Made Simple: Tips and Tricks for a Stress-Free Relocation

Relocating can be an overwhelming experience. Packing all your belongings, ensuring nothing gets damaged, and sorting out the logistics can be monumental. But with a few smart strategies, you can make your move much smoother and less stressful. This article will provide some essential tips and tricks to help you manage your move efficiently.