Browse by Tag: EPA

  • “Lifting Up Communities through Economic Diversification” Presentations

    Posted on: March 26th, 2019 by Brett Schwartz

    One of the ways to become a more resilient region is through economic diversification.  Too many places throughout the country and the world have built economies around a single sector or industry, leaving them vulnerable to both immediate shocks and...

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  • RDOs: Supporting Water Infrastructure and Improving Quality of Life

    Posted on: August 7th, 2018 by Brett Schwartz

    Every day, regional development organizations (RDOs) are working to improve the lives of residents in communities across the country.  Known locally as councils of governments, regional planning commissions, economic development districts, and other names, RDOs provide various types of support...

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  • RDOs: Supporting Water Infrastructure and Improving Quality of Life

    Posted on: August 7th, 2018 by Brett Schwartz

    Every day, regional development organizations (RDOs) are working to improve the lives of residents in communities across the country.  Known locally as councils of governments, regional planning commissions, economic development districts, and other names, RDOs provide various types of support...

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  • NADO Staff Address Sustainable Communities Initiative Working Group

    Posted on: December 16th, 2011 by Kathy Nothstine

    On Wednesday, December 7, NADO Associate Directors Carrie Kissel and Kathy Nothstine provided an update on NADO Research Foundation work to the Rural Implementation Group.  This working group was formed to implement the principles of the Sustainable Communities Initiative (SCI)...

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  • New Partnership for Sustainable Communities Report: Supporting Sustainable Rural Communities

    Posted on: November 21st, 2011 by Kathy Nothstine

    The HUD-DOT-EPA Partnership for Sustainable Communities and the USDA have released Supporting Sustainable Rural Communities (http://www NULL.epa NULL.gov/smartgrowth/publications NULL.htm#huddotepa), a report that discusses how the four agencies are collaborating to support rural communities. This publication highlights how small towns and...

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  • EPA Smart Growth Implementation Assistance Program

    Posted on: October 6th, 2011 by Kathy Nothstine

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is currently accepting letters of interest for the Smart Growth Implementation Assistance (SGIA) program.  The SGIA program is an annual, competitive solicitation open to state, local, regional, and tribal governments (and non-profits that have...

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