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Federal Energy Community Interagency Working Group Announces Investments and Worker Strategies for Appalachia

White House officials, federal agencies, state leaders and public and private sector convene for listening session on energy transition investments and opportunities for Appalachia CHARLESTON, W. Va.—Today, President Biden’s Interagency Working Group (IWG) on Coal and Power Plant Communities and Economic Revitalization—a partnership among the White House and nearly a dozen federal agencies—committed to pursuing …

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Upcoming IWG Webinar and New Funding Opportunities

March 15, 2022 Dear Energy Community Supporter, Welcome to another installment of the Interagency Working Group (IWG) on Coal and Power Plant Communities and Economic Revitalization newsletter. Agencies from across the federal government are regularly announcing new funding opportunities, collectively worth billions of dollars, to help revitalize economies of the nation’s energy communities. With this …

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IWG Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and New Funding Opportunities

March 2, 2022 Dear Energy Community Supporter, With the passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) in late 2021, funding opportunities for energy communities have surged. Agencies across the federal government are announcing programs to install and maintain broadband; implement training for dislocated workers; invest in transportation infrastructure; clean up abandoned mine lands and orphaned …

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White House, Federal Agencies Host Webinar on Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Investments for Energy Communities

Today, energy community leaders from across the nation joined representatives from the Interagency Working Group on Coal and Power Plant Communities and Economic Revitalization and the White House for a webinar focused on funding opportunities made possible through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) that can support projects urgently needed by many energy communities. This virtual …

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IWG Clearinghouse Debut and New Funding Opportunities

February 3, 2022 Dear Energy Community Supporter, As the Interagency Working Group (IWG) on Coal and Power Plant Communities enters its second year, the IWG is committed to centralizing easy access to funding sources across the federal government, increasing awareness of these opportunities, and reducing barriers to accessing those funds. Our newsletters are an important …

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White House Releases Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Guidebook for State, Local, and Tribal Governments

The White House released the first edition of its Bipartisan Infrastructure Law guidebook to help state, local, Tribal and territorial governments understand and unlock the benefits from the historic investments in our nation’s infrastructure. The guidebook is a one-stop shop on the law and contains the most comprehensive information to date on the more than …

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IWG Hosts Webinar to Debut Online Clearinghouse Tool, which Helps Energy Communities Access Critical Federal Funding

The Interagency Working Group (IWG) on Coal and Power Plant Communities and Economic Revitalization hosted a virtual workshop today to guide energy community leaders through its new online clearinghouse tool that curates relevant opportunities from across the federal government in one easy-to-access location. This free, digital database of federal funding opportunities currently houses over 60 …

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One-Year Anniversary of the IWG’s Launch: A Recap and Look Ahead

One year ago, on Jan. 27, 2021, President Biden signed an executive order establishing the Interagency Working Group (IWG) on Coal and Power Plant Communities and Economic Revitalization. Its goal then and now is to adopt a government-wide approach to ensure traditional energy communities and workers have access to the critical resources necessary to support …

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IWG Hosts Virtual Workshop Tailored to Economic Growth and Workforce Development in Wyoming Energy Communities

The Interagency Working Group (IWG) on Coal and Power Plant Communities and Economic Revitalization hosted a virtual workshop today tailored to providing Wyoming’s energy communities with resources for economic growth, workforce development and job opportunities. Supporting Wyoming’s Energy Communities provided attendees with the unique opportunity to meet directly with federal, state and local officials in …

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White House Hosts IWG Summit, and New Funding Opportunities

December 17, 2021 Dear Energy Community Supporter, The Interagency Working Group (IWG) on Coal and Power Plant Communities continues to raise awareness about funding opportunities and ways to reduce barriers to accessing those funds from across the federal government. As part of our commitment to energy workers and their communities, we will continue to provide …

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