On August 10th, 2021 the U.S. Senate passed a bipartisan $1 trillion infrastructure bill which adds $500 Million for LIHEAP Over 5 Year, provides $3.5B for WAP, and creates Water Assistance Needs Study & 40 Pilot Projects. The WAP increase is a ten-fold increase in the...Read more
This document, created by NEADA, outlines both regular and pandemic related funding for LIHEAP and other utility assistance that have been released or appropriated since the COVID-19 began. Appropriated funds that are pending release include $4.5 billion in additional funding for LIHEAP through...Read more
In March 2021 President Biden announced a $2 trillion plan to improve the nation's infrastructure and to shift to greener energy over the next 8 years. The infrastructure plan is part one of a two part propsoal to help the United State's economy recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, with the...Read more
This article reports on a letter signed by thirteen electricity companies that urges the Biden administration to adopt clean energy standards. Specifically, they want to "ensure the electricity industry cuts carbon emissions 80% below 2005 levels by 2030." The letter did not mention Biden'...Read more
This article peaked my interest after attending 4S and listening to a presentation on orphaned oil and gas wells on Dinehtah, the homeland of the Navajo tribe.
There are 3.2 million abandoned oil and gas wells across the United States which pose great environmental and health risks as...Read more