Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of approximately $5.5 billion in credit that could finance over $11 billion in water infrastructure projects through the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program. Prospective borrowers seeking WIFIA credit assistance must submit a letter of interest by July 6, 2018.
URGENT – WE NEED OUR MEMBERSHIPS HELP
NYRWA is calling on our membership for urgent assistance. We need you, our valued members, to reach out to your elected officials and ask that they write a letter to your NYS Assembly and Senate Leaders asking for their support of the Safe Water Infrastructure Action Program (SWAP) Bill S3292/A3907A, Sponsored by NYS Senator James Tedisco and Assemblyman Phillip Steck.
In early February, while undertaking an Energy Efficiency Assessment for the Village of North Collins I discovered an energy program sponsored by Erie County, with substantially lower energy costs (approximately $0.02 - $0.03 kw/h).
On February 27th, Leah Harnish, Legislative Liaison Community News distributed the following up-date: