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EPA Helps 22 Communities to Meet their Sustainability Goals and Foster Economic Development

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jan. 27, 2015)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced that 22 communities will receive technical assistance to pursue development strategies that support smart growth and sustainability goals and encourage local economic development. EPA selected this year’s recipients from among 121 applicants to the Building Blocks for Sustainable ...

Asheville, N.C., Among 22 Communities Selected Nationally to Receive EPA Assistance to Advance Sustainability Goals and Foster Economic Development

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jan. 27, 2015)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced that Asheville, N.C., is among 22 communities selected to receive technical assistance to pursue development strategies that support smart growth and sustainability goals and encourage local economic development. EPA selected this year’s recipients from among 121 applicants to ...

St. Petersburg, Fla., Among 22 Communities Selected Nationally to Receive EPA Assistance to Advance Sustainability Goals and Foster Economic Development

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jan. 27, 2015)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced that St. Petersburg, Fla. is one of 22 communities to receive technical assistance to pursue development strategies that support smart growth and sustainability goals and encourage local economic development. EPA selected this year’s recipients from among 121 applicants to the ...

Mobile and Prichard, Ala., Among 22 Communities Selected Nationally to Receive EPA Assistance to Advance Sustainability Goals and Foster Economic Development

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jan. 27, 2015)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced that Mobile and Prichard, Ala., are among 22 communities selected to receive technical assistance to pursue development strategies that support smart growth and sustainability goals and encourage local economic development. EPA selected this year’s recipients from among 121 ...

Canton, Miss., Among 22 Communities Selected Nationally to Receive EPA Assistance to Advance Sustainability Goals and Foster Economic Development

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jan. 27, 2015)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced that Canton, Miss., is among 22 communities selected to receive technical assistance to pursue development strategies that support smart growth and sustainability goals and encourage local economic development. EPA selected this year’s recipients from among 121 applicants to the ...

EPA Helps Two California Communities Meet Sustainability Goals, Develop Flood Resilience

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jan. 27, 2015)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced that 22 communities will receive technical assistance for efforts supporting smart growth, sustainability and local economic development. In California, the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians will receive assistance for flood resiliency planning; and California State University, Fresno ...

EPA Seeks Input on Federal Plan for Regulating Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Power Plants

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jan. 27, 2015)

Reaching out and engaging with the public and stakeholders has been the agency’s top priority throughout the development of this rule, and EPA is committed to continuing this engagement moving forward. Based on input from states and stakeholders, EPA believes that many states will find the information included in this plan helpful as they ...

Government seeks views on a new contract negotiation process for Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project

by Department of Energy and Climate Change  (Jan. 23, 2015)

This is part of the Government’s drive for transparency and engagement with stakeholders in developing new arrangements for applying for a bespoke CFD. As set out in the National Infrastructure Plan published in December 2014, we are exploring the potential for a future lagoon programme. As part of this, we are starting closer discussions ...

Government schemes make winter warmer for one million homes

by Department of Energy and Climate Change  (Jan. 22, 2015)

By the end of November, the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) and Green Deal package had delivered new boilers, windows and insulation to 1,021,000 homes. A substantial part of work under ECO helped people with chilly, damp homes at risk of fuel poverty and also had an impact in rural areas where leaky properties can cost over the odds to heat. ...

Now live: MOOC on Disasters and Ecosystems: Resilience in a Changing Climate

by Wetlands International  (Jan. 21, 2015)

The free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Disasters and Ecosystems: Resilience in a Changing Climate went live on 12 January. More than 7,500 people have enrolled from 183 countries to learn more about this hot topic in disaster resilience! Wetlands International will be Expert of the Week between 9 and 11 February, sharing our expertise ...

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