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EPA’s FY 2016 Budget Proposal Increases Support for Communities to Deliver Core Environmental and Health Protections

February 2, 2015 - in Environment, Financial

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2, 2015—The Obama Administration Fiscal Year 2016 budget announced today for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) lays out a strategy to ensure that all Americans benefit from the economic recovery we are seeing today. The proposed…

Boxer, Paul to Introduce Bipartisan “Invest in Transportation Act”

January 30, 2015 - in Financial, Transportation

Washington, D.C., Jan. 29, 2015—U.S. Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Rand Paul (R-KY) today announced that they will be introducing the Invest in…

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

January 27, 2015 - in Financial, Planning, Renewables

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced that 22 communities will receive technical assistance to pursue development…

EPA Launches Finance Center to Improve Community Water Infrastructure and Resiliency

January 16, 2015 - in Financial, Water

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency launched the Water Infrastructure and Resiliency Finance Center today to help communities across the country improve their wastewater, drinking water and stormwater systems, particularly through innovative…

$7 Billion Makeover for Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Shipping

January 14, 2015 - in Construction, Financial

OTTAWA, Ontario, Jan. 14, 2015—A new study released today reveals that $7 billion is being spent on asset renewal and infrastructure improvements in the bi-national Great Lakes-St. Lawrence shipping system. The investment survey, compiled by maritime trade…

FMCSA to Award $30 Million in State Grants to Advance Real-Time Safety Technologies

January 13, 2015 - in Financial, Modeling, Transportation

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2015—The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced the availability of $30 million in state grants through two annual programs, each designed to strengthen commercial vehicle…

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $996 Million Grant Agreement to Expand Green Line Light Rail Service in Boston Area

January 6, 2015 - in Construction, Financial, Transit

SOMERVILLE, Mass., Jan. 5, 2015—U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced a $996 million federal grant agreement to extend Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Green Line light rail service from East Cambridge to Somerville…

Federal Highway Administration On Hand to Kick Off Sarah Mildred Long Bridge Replacement Project

KITTERY, Maine, Jan. 6, 2014—The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today participated in the ceremonial launch of the new Sarah Mildred Long Bridge spanning the Piscataqua River between Maine and New Hampshire. The…

Senator Sanders Introduces Bill to Invest $1 Trillion in America’s Infrastructure

January 5, 2015 - in Financial, Renewal/Retrofit

BURLINGTON, Vt., Jan. 3, 2015—U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said today he will introduce legislation when the new session of Congress convenes this month to authorize a $1 trillion, multi-year program to rebuild crumbling roads and bridges and invest…

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $2 Million in ‘Quick Release’ Emergency Relief Funds for California

December 27, 2014 - in Financial, Roads, Transportation

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the immediate availability of $2,000,000 in Emergency Relief funds from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to help the California Department…