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2009-08-13 12:28:44

Officials in West Virginia and Alaska say their states were not rushed to grab their portion of the $787 billion federal stimulus package. The recession hit West Virginia later, Matt Turner, a spokesman for Gov.

2009-08-12 14:34:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection seeks public comments on guidelines for a new grant offering under the new PA Green Energy Works! program, which is aimed at reducing energy costs for consumers, businesses and local governments.

2009-08-10 09:34:21

Asian markets were mixed Monday while European markets fell slightly with investors in export markets digesting last week's U.S. employment news. The U.S.

2009-08-09 14:34:04

The United States may have to resort to military interventions to deal with the future effects of climate change, military and intelligence analysts say. Drought, violent storms, pandemics, mass migration and other severe problems spawned by climate change could result in crises that pose profound threats to the United States' national security, and analysts say U.S.

2009-08-07 14:40:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania businesses pursuing renewable energy projects that qualify for federal tax credits are encouraged to apply for a direct refund from the federal government. The U.S.

2009-07-29 12:26:00

WASHINGTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A handful of states have created impressive websites to disseminate information about their share of the $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), but most are failing to make effective use of online technology to educate taxpayers about the impact of stimulus spending.

2009-07-22 11:22:00

Recovery Act Funding Available for Energy Efficiency ProjectsHARRISBURG, Pa., July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Local governments and nonprofit groups seeking to develop energy efficiency projects funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act are urged to participate in a free online webinar for the new PA Conservation Works! program from 1:30 p.m.

2009-07-14 14:46:00

The Facts Speak for Themselves; States Demonstrate SuccessSEATTLE, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Directors of state departments of transportation, from more than a 14 states described at a news conference today the rapid pace of delivering jobs and highway projects to bolster the nation's economic recovery.Nationwide, 2,000 construction projects are now underway, worth more than $6 billion.

2009-07-08 17:11:00

WASHINGTON, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of a clean-energy transformation, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is targeting nearly one-quarter of its $1.4 billion in funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to investments in clean energy generation and energy conservation.

2009-07-08 06:46:26

Asian and European markers turned mostly lower Wednesday, following the second sharp fall in U.S.

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