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Report: Federal Stimulus Shines but Drastic Cuts Threaten Program ARRA Weatherization Assistance Program Results: 775,000 Homes and 14,400 Green Jobs

Friday, November 30, 2012

BOSTON-The numbers are in and they document that the $5 billion that the federal government authorized for the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) in 2009 as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) has exceeded its goal in weatherizing low-income homes in 50 states, yet the program is now threatened by a huge budget cut for fiscal year 2013.

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Feds' Green Could Be Even Greener

Monday, August 27, 2012

Federal weatherization funding can be used to address not only the energy efficiency of buildings but also their financial sustainability, resident health and safety, all while upgrading green skills for workers.

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Weatherization program has long waiting list

Thursday, January 26, 2012

GRAHAM — The waiting list for those wanting to have their house receive weatherization work done by Alamance County Community Services Agency is lengthy.

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Free energy efficiency upgrades available in Lehigh

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

As cooler temperatures begin to retire summer's heat, energy costs remain high and will increase in the dead of Florida's winter. But, a local program can help homeowners keep their monthly energy bills low. The Weatherization Assistance Program at the Lee County Department of Human Services provides free energy related repairs and energy upgrades to eligible, low-income homeowners in Lee County, including residents of Lehigh Acres.

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Left out in the Cold

Friday, February 04, 2011

A blog post by Representative Paul Tonko (D-NY) in The Hill supporting the WAP.

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Ferndale gets BetterBuildings

Thursday, December 09, 2010

Gov. Jennifer Granholm visited the home of Lizzy and Jason Thompson in Ferndale as technicians ran an energy efficiency test on their house funded by a new statewide program.

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Weatherization Training Booms in the Buckeye State

Thursday, September 09, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio - While many job sectors are suffering losses these days, other businesses are booming in the Buckeye State. Niki Morris, manager of the Ohio Weatherization Training Center, says in the past year, stimulus funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act helped them train more than 1,000 workers in cutting-edge techniques to reduce energy costs in homes and small businesses.

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Bayonne's low-income residents can qualify for weatherization assistance funding

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Low-income families in Bayonne can have heating systems in their homes replaced, windows caulked, and light bulbs replaced if they qualify for a weatherization program funded by the state, officials said.

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