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Month: July 2021

Commerce Department announces $300M in ARP funds for coal, energy communities

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) announced an allocation of $300 million in American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds for economic revitalization in hard-hit coal and energy communities.The funding announcement advances the broader goals of the Interagency Working Group (IWG) on Coal and Power Plant Communities and Economic Revitalization. Read the full story …

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IWG Discusses Funding Opportunities to Revitalize Midwest Coal, Power Plant Communities

IWG Deputy Executive Director Briggs White, Ph.D., discussed plans and strategies to ensure no communities are left behind in the nation’s transformation to a clean-energy economy when he presented the keynote address at a meeting of the Midwestern Governors Association (MGA) on Wednesday, July 28. White outlined strategic efforts undertaken by the IWG on Coal …

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U.S. Department of Commerce announces $3B in new economic development funding – includes $300M to support America’s coal communities

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) will implement a series of programs, collectively called Investing in America’s Communities, to equitably invest the $3 billion it received from President Biden’s American Rescue Plan Act to help communities across the country build back …

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