ONE-YEAR EXTENSION OF TPS FOR SALVADORANS WILL PREVENT IMMEDIATE DISRUPTIONS TO MANY DEVELOPMENT AND...
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
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.
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 commemorates $640 million in water infrastructure loans to Tualatin Valley Water District and...
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
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...
Opponents of Proposed Resolution Copper Mine, Land Exchange Hold News Conference Before Public Hearing
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
U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer today released the following statement on the September jobs report from the Department of Labor
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.
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
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
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...
ADMINISTRATION’S EFFORT TO USE HIGHWAY FUNDING AS A ‘CUDGEL’ AGAINST CALIFORNIA WILL UNDERMINE INFRASTRUCTURE...
The Associated General Contractors of America called on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to delay cutting highway funds to California as state officials work to update and finalize its air quality plans.
U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse today announced that the disaster relief bill passed by the Senate yesterday evening includes $50 million for the National Coastal Resilience Fund to restore and strengthen the natural infrastructure that protects coastal communities while safeguarding wildlife habitats.
U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Utilities Service Administrator Chad Rupe today announced that USDA is investing $181 million to upgrade rural electric systems in 10 states
U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse has helped pass out of the Environment and Public Works Committee a five-year $287 billion highway package that would make a $1.44 billion investment in Rhode Island’s infrastructure. The legislation includes provisions to improve road safety, grow the economy
National Association of Realtors® President John Smaby issued the following statement after the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee unanimously approved S. 2302, America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act of 2019.
Senate Advances Bill That Would Gut Environmental Review of Oil Pipelines, Other Large Infrastructure...
A Senate committee today approved a bill that would side-step environmental review to fast-track large infrastructure projects, including oil pipelines and natural gas export terminals
In an effort to make travel through Providence safer and more efficient, Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation today announced a new $60.3 million federal “Infrastructure for Rebuilding America” grant, or INFRA grant, to replace and upgrade the Northbound Providence Viaduct on I-95. U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced more than $16 million in funding for 14 tribal energy infrastructure projects through DOE’s Office of Indian Energy. This investment will help Native American and Alaska Native communities
Vice President Mike Pence and U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt visited Yellowstone National Park to renew the Trump Administration’s call for bipartisan legislation to fix infrastructure at National Parks