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Obama’s New Climate Plan: Engaging the Water Sector

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Yesterday, President Obama released a climate action plan (CAP), which includes proposals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, better prepare the country for the impacts of climate change, and lead global efforts to address the challenge.  Climate change is increasingly becoming a central focus for many NACWA members who are either located in coastal regions that […]

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Resiliency Funding Is a Long-Term Investment

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Recently, President Obama signed legislation providing $50.7 billion in Hurricane Sandy emergency aid to affected states. This funding includes $600 million to ensure water and wastewater systems are protected and able to continue operation during extreme whether events. This is the first time Congress has approved funding to ensure the resiliency of water systems in […]

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Utility Resiliency a Critical Part of Sandy Relief Package

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The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote tomorrow (Jan. 15) on the second installment of the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Request for Hurricane Sandy Relief. The package includes funding to help water and wastewater utilities in New York and New Jersey build resiliency against future natural disasters. The Senate will vote on this installment […]

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