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17May

Webinar Recording: Act 129- Energy Efficiency and Housing

Share List Various initiatives across the Commonwealth are working to increase energy efficiency and conservation.  Residents, developers and owners/managers of low-income communitiescan particularly benefit from these programs as they often have fewer resources to cover increasing housing and utility costs. One example of such initiatives is Act 129 of 2008, which was enacted by the General Assembly to…

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HUD submits implementation plan for energy efficiency Pay-for-Success pilot program

Share List By: NLIHC Published: April 18, 2016 Last week, HUD sent to Congress its plan to implement a demonstration program for energy and water conservation improvements in certain HUD properties. The pilot program, enacted in December, 2015, as part of the “Fixing American’s Surface Transportation Act” (FAST), allows HUD to create a pay-for-success demonstration…

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Wolf says PA will move forward on Clean Power Plan

Share List By: Susan Phillips Published: February 10, 2016 The Wolf administration says it will continue with plans to comply with new federal mandates to reduce the state’s carbon emissions despite a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, which put a hold on Obama’s landmark effort to combat climate change. In a surprise…

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Clean Power Plan Comments- Housing Alliance of PA

Share List These comments are submitted on behalf of the Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania, a statewide nonprofit organization that works to increase the availability of homes within reach of all Pennsylvanians, especially those with low incomes. The Housing Alliance also advocates for policies to advance community revitalization efforts. The Alliance is a membership organization representing…

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Pricing Carbon to clean air

Share List By: Andrea Sears Published: December 18, 2015 A business group has released a report highlighting ways carbon pricing can be used to help meet the goals of the Clean Power Plan. The report, called "Carbon Pricing Works," was commissioned by Pennsylvania Businesses for a Healthy Climate and said that a market-based system can…

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Recording of Clean Power Plan Webinar- 10/30/15

Share List The U.S Environmental Protection Agency recently issued new clean air standards on August 3, 2015, requiring each state to reduce their CO2 emissions by 2030. Pennsylvania must reduce our CO2 emissions by 33.  Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is tasked with developing an environmental strategy called the Clean Power Plan to be submitted in September of…

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