Last Tuesday, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced a $1.36 billion allocation of Capital Investment Grant (CIG) funding. The money, drawn from streams of both fiscal years (FY) 2018 and 2019 allocated funds, will be directed at 11 existing projects and 5 new projects.
Communications & Membership Associate
Eli joined NARC in 2018 and serves as a Communications and Membership Associate. He is responsible for a variety of communications work including editing the eRegions and Transportation Thursdays newsletters and managing the NARC website and blog. Eli also assists with NARC member services and provides legislative support for NARC’s Environment and Energy Committee.
Eli is a 2017 graduate of Hamilton College and currently lives in Northwest DC.
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Recent actions and statements by members of Congress on both sides of the aisle indicate an interest in both moving an infrastructure package forward and including water infrastructure in that package. This reopening of discussion on CWSRF reauthorization prompts a review of the current state of the CWSRF and the potential opportunities and challenges presented by reauthorization.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers have officially released a revised definition of “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) which determines the scope of federal regulation under the Clean Water Act (CWA). The comment period for the revision will be open until April 15, 2019.
Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on facebook Share on email Among multiple 2019 initiatives mentioned during his Tuesday night State of the Union Address, President Donald Trump spoke of his desire to work with Congress to develop bipartisan legislation to “deliver new and important infrastructure investment.” Emphasizing the critical nature of these improvements,