NARC Sends Joint Comments on Waters of the United States Proposal to EPA

NARC, along with six other associations representing local governments and agencies, jointly submitted comments to the Federal REGISTER on November 14, 2014 requesting clarity on the federal proposal to redefine “Waters of the United States.” The groups called for several adjustments and an additional review period to be certain that concerns are adequately addressed. “The […]

Press Release: National Organizations Call for Federal Transportation Funding to Meet Local Needs

The five organizations that signed a joint letter last week calling on Congress to provide additional transportation funding to local governments release a joint press release today highlighting the letter’s importance. The organizations that signed the letter are: Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations National Association of Counties National Association of Regional Councils National League of […]

New EPA Report on Enhancing Sustainable Communities with Green Infrastructure

The EPA recently released its latest report on building resilient communities through the use of green infrastructure. Titled, Enhancing Sustainable Communities with Green Infrastructure: A guide to help communities better manage stormwater while achieving other environmental, public health, social, and economic benefits, the report aims to aid local governments, utilities, neighborhood groups, nonprofits and stakeholders […]

NARC Calls on Congress to Increase Local Transportation Funding

Yesterday, NARC joined the Association of Metropolitan Planning Organization, National Association of Counties, National League of Cities, and the U.S. Conference of Mayors on a letter calling for Congressional transportation leaders to direct a greater share of available federal transportation funds to local governments and their regional agencies. Cities, counties, and townships own 78 percent […]

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