“Green Jobs” Grants Awarded to Local Groups

Five local groups get grants from Environmental Protection Agency By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune   Five local environmental organizations have been awarded $487,500 in grants by the federal Environmental Protection Agency for environmental justice, job training and education programs, EPA Dallas Regional Administrator Al Armendariz…

Conference on Green Solutions for Public Housing

HUD, CLPHA TO HOST CONFERENCE ON GREEN SOLUTIONS FOR PUBLIC HOUSING Gathering in Boston to showcase sustainable construction, reducing energy costs, best investments WASHINGTON – All across the country, public housing authorities are struggling to control skyrocketing energy costs, often accounting for nearly a quarter…

Energy Efficient Home Tax Credit

Time Running Out on the Energy Efficient Home Credit Last year’s Tax Bill extended the Energy Efficient Home Credit (the “45L credit”) until the end of 2011. While there has been some discussion of extending the program further, it would be unwise to assume this;…