Local Officials Show Support for Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program
Appel, Sherry Conway, Nation's Cities Weekly
NLC presented key senators last week with the signatures of nearly 400 local officials from 46 states in support of funding for the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant program. In a meeting with Sena Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), NLC officials displayed 400 energy-efficient light bulbs representing the innovative work already occurring in cities and towns across the country to advance energy conservation.
"Funding for the program will enable local officials to take new actions or build on the many existing approaches leading toward greater energy independence and security," said NLC President Cynthia McCollum, councilmember, Madison, Ala., during the …
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Publication information: Article title: Local Officials Show Support for Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program. Contributors: Appel, Sherry Conway - Author. Magazine title: Nation's Cities Weekly. Volume: 31. Issue: 14 Publication date: April 7, 2008. Page number: 1+. © 2009 National League of Cities. COPYRIGHT 2008 Gale Group.
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