Category: Energy and Green Intiatives

2011 Weatherization Funding Survey Now Available

May 16, 2012

--- By Alice Gaston, Program Assistant --- The NASCSP 2011 Program Year (PY 2011) Funding Survey is now available here. The NASCSP Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) Funding Survey is the only comprehensive measure of all funds, including non-DOE funds, used in the program. Each year, the survey catalogues the funding and production levels for each grantee of the program as well as the

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WAP Legislative Update: April 24, 2012

April 24, 2012

The Senate Appropriations Energy & Water (E&W) Subcommittee marked up the FY 2013 bill today to determine funding for the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP). While we are expecting an improvement over the House number released today of $54.5 million, the final Senate number will fall far short of our requested "ask" to the Committee of $210 million for FY 2013. This is indeed a busy

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NASCSP Cries Foul on Committees’ Claims against Weatherization

March 21, 2012

NASCSP came out swinging yesterday when a report released by the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, chaired by Darrell Issa (R-CA), made outlandishly false

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Congressional Briefing on the Weatherization Assistance Program

February 2, 2012

By Brad Penney, Advocates for the Other America (AFTOA) On March 28, 2012, Advocates for The Other America (AFTOA), together with the Northeast-Midwest House and Senate Coalitions, conducted a briefing on the Weatherization Assistance Program for House and Senate staff. The briefing was co-sponsored by NASEO, and information was presented on both the WAP and SEP programs.  Arley Johnson, the

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WAP Corner: Weatherization Plus 2015 - Where Do We Go from Here?

February 2, 2012

By Rebecca Stewart As with all successful ventures, WAP must continually evolve to meet the changing needs of the market and the funding challenges post-Recovery Act. WAP, for over three decades, has demonstrated its inherent ability to transform and to  serve best the energy needs in the homes of low-income families. Challenged by today's political and economic climate, the WAP continues to

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