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USDA Announces Infrastructure Investments to Help Grow Rural Businesses and Spur Economic Development

WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 16, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- As part of the Obama Administration's efforts to invest in infrastructure that will expand opportunity for all Americans, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today awarded organizations in 14 states loans and grants to support rural infrastructure, job creation efforts and business development.

FACT SHEET – Building a 21st Century Infrastructure: Modernizing Infrastructure Permitting

WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 15, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Building a 21st century infrastructure is a critical component of President Obama’s effort to accelerate economic growth, expand opportunity, and improve the competitiveness of the American economy.

EPA Provides $100,000 to Support Green Infrastructure Development for City of Omaha, Neb

Lenexa, Kan., - May 13, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- EPA is providing $100,000 applied research funding for the City of Omaha, Neb., to establish a water monitoring network around the installation of green infrastructure systems.

EPA Awards $860,000 to Communities to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change;...

DALLAS - May 2, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- This week the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the Albuquerque flood control authority is one of 14 recipients nationwide of part of $860,000 to expand the use of green infrastructure to reduce water pollution and boost resilience to the impacts of climate change. The funding is in support of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, which directs federal agencies to identify climate-resilient investments such as agency grants and technical assistance for communities across the country.

Landrieu, Hoeven Introduce Bill to Build Keystone Pipeline

WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 2, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., the chair of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and John Hoeven R-N.D., today introduced legislation that would immediately authorize TransCanada’s application with the State Department to build the Keystone XL pipeline. The binding bill is cosponsored by Sens. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., Jon Tester, D-Mont., Mark Warner, D-Va., Kay Hagan, D-N.C., Mark Begich, D-Alaska, Joe Manchin, D-W.V., Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., John Walsh, D-Mont., and by all Senate Republicans. A vote on the bill is expected in the coming days

Infrastructure Grants Awarded to Local Governments

RALEIGH - October 2, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. Bev Perdue announced today that 18 counties and communities were awarded Community Development Block Grants to upgrade critical public infrastructure in those locations. These projects will improve e...

“Downscaling Ambitions and Finding Creative Solutions”: Infrastructure 2011: A Strategic Priority Warns of Strain...

WASHINGTON, DC - May 16, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- America’s infrastructure investments – levels of which have long trailed behind those of Asia and Europe – will be further stifled this year by pressures to cut federal spending and reduce the deficit, compelling cities to be evermore creative and resourceful in securing partnerships to start or continue infrastructure projects, according to Infrastructure 2011: A Strategic Priority.

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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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Tips for All Real Estate Buyers

If you are looking to buy a new home, or even if you're just researching your options, it's important to know the basics. This article will cover what you need to know about mortgages, down payments and more so that you can feel confident in your decision.