disaster recovery

Verizon Foundation to Make $100,000 Donation to the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund to Assist Businesses Impacted by Boardwalk Fire in Seaside Park and Seaside Heights, N.J.

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SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J., October 28, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Verizon Foundation will provide a $100,000 grant to the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund to aid the dozens of businesses that faced additional setbacks from Superstorm Sandy recovery due to last month’s devastating boardwalk fire in Seaside Park and Seaside Heights.

Interior Department Approves 10,000 Megawatts of Renewable Energy; SC Johnson Earns EPA SmartWay Excellence Award; Sustainable Disaster Recovery Conference to be held in Saint Louis - Energy Minute for October 18, 2012

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The Department of the Interior has approved 10,000 megawatts of renewable energy projects on public lands. The approval meets the goals of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. Since 2009, Interior has authorized 33 renewable energy projects, including 18 utility-scale solar facilities, 7 wind farms, and 8 geothermal plants. When built, the projects will provide enough electricity to power more than 3.5 million homes and support 13,000 construction and operations jobs.

U.S. Chamber BCLC's Stephen Jordan Addresses Disaster Recovery during Cedar Rapids Conference


(Source: Cedar Rapids Gazette, George Ford)

An executive of the United States Chamber of Commerce says Cedar Rapids can help other communities recover from a disaster by sharing lessons learned in the wake of the Floods of 2008.

“One of the problems we have right now in this country is that we don’t do recovery,” Stephan Jordan, senior vice president of the U.S. Chamber, told about 800 people attending the Cedar Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce annual meeting Thursday at the Crown Plaza Five Seasons Hotel ballroom.


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