October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month!

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October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month!

Did you know that domestic violence is an alarming and pervasive problem in our country. The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey data reports that on average, 24 people per minute are victims of rape, physical violence, or stalking by an intimate partner in the US. Over the course of a year, that equals…

MPO Coordination NPRM Comment Period Extended

We have confirmed that USDOT is reopening the docket and granting the many requests for extension of the comment period on the MPO Coordination Rule. It will be a 30-day extension, which will begin once the announcement appears in the Federal Register possibly later this week. The new deadline is likely to be mid-to-late October.…

Senate Passes WRDA

The Water Research Foundation applauds passage of WRDA and thanks the many organizations that helped the cause. NARC was part of this effort in June – Click HERE to read the letter. WASHINGTON, DC–(Marketwired – September 15, 2016) – On behalf of a diverse coalition of organizations representing the drinking water, wastewater, stormwater, flood risk…

Strengthening Emergency Preparedness through Alternative Fuel Vehicles

Preparing our communities for disasters and emergencies is essential for minimizing loss and ensuring swift recovery. Transportation services are a crucial aspect of emergency planning and petroleum is often in short supply when a disaster strikes. The Initiative for Resiliency in Energy through Vehicles (iREV) is addressing the challenge of these disruptions by developing resources…

You Play a Critical Role in Setting National Energy Policy!

NARC is working with the Energy Efficiency Codes Coalition (EECC) and local governments nationwide to alert you and your jurisdiction to an opportunity to vote for more efficient buildings in this fall’s 2018 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) update. The IECC is the basis for the energy code in over 40 states and thousands of…

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