Lowey Announces $9.3+ Million in Federal Energy Efficiency Funds for Westchester and Rockland

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Lowey_NitaCongresswoman
Washington, DC  Congresswoman Nita Lowey
(D-Westchester/Rockland) announced that Westchester and Rockland Counties and
local municipalities will receive more than $9.3 million in federal funding
through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to undertake projects that
reduce energy use and emissions and to improve energy efficiency.

   “The American
Recovery and Reinvestment Act continues to provide critical federal funds to
our local communities,” said Lowey.  “Reducing energy use and emissions
and improving energy efficiency will help eliminate our dependence on foreign
oil, decrease government costs, and protect our environment.”

   The federal government
has allocated the following amounts to Westchester and Rockland Counties and municipalities:

  
Clarkstown…………$…751,300

  
Greenburgh……………$…186,000

   New
Rochelle………$…684,600

   White
Plains………..$…650,800

   Yonkers…………….$1,823,200

   Rockland County
…..$…749,300

   Westchester County
..$4,508,600

The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant program,
funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, will provide formula
grants for projects that reduce total energy use and fossil fuel emissions, and
improve energy efficiency nationwide.

eHeziLowey Announces $9.3+ Million in Federal Energy Efficiency Funds for Westchester and Rockland

Comments 6

  1. this is really a congresswoman from queens
    not from westchester..we don’t have a congressional district..so we have no
    voice in the congress….

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