Monthly Archives: November 2014

White House Task Force Uses Lessons from Sandy and Irene to Urge Changes in Federal Programs, Support for Resilience

Task Force Report CoverThe White House last week released a long-awaited report from the Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience, the result of a yearlong effort to distill the collective experience of state, local and tribal governments dealing with extreme weather events into recommendations to enhance the help available from federal agencies.  Continue reading

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Election 2014 Ballot Initiatives: Northeastern Voters Approve Measures on Open Space, Water Quality and Mass Transit

Voters in four northeastern states considered ballot initiatives on Election Day related to enhancing water quality, preserving open space, expanding the bottle bill and improving mass transit. Here is how they fared:
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