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Promoting Smart Growth In A Down Economy

Promoting Smart Growth in Down Economy
by in Blogs | Economy | Green

Please welcome Diane Brossart, president of Valley Forward Association, and guest blogger to the AZ Green Scene. This is the first blog of our exclusive monthly blog partnership series, where Diane will share her experience and insight regarding the state’s sustainable industry. Freezing impact fees to stimulate economic development runs counter to the principles of… Read More →

Arizona Awarded $9.5 Million For Energy Projects

Renewable Energy
by in Blogs | Economy | Finance | Green

Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced that over $354 million in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is being awarded to 22 states to go toward energy efficiency and conservation activities. This money will be used to support state-level energy efficiency priorities as well as fund local conservation projects in smaller cities and counties.… Read More →

Construction Companies Can Be Exposed To Lawsuits When Assisting The Government During An Emergency

construction companies

Imagine that you own a construction company and one of your employees comes in and tells you that the two largest buildings in town have collapsed. You receive a phone call a few days later from a government official who informs you that the police and fire department need your construction company to send heavy… Read More →