Sources: Portland Cement Association, Washington, D.C.; CP staff
PCA and other concrete industry interests are urging enactment of H.R. 2241, the Disaster Savings and Resilient Construction Act of 2013, providing $25,000 and $3,000 tax credits, respectively, to business or home owners who rebuild in declared federal disaster areas.
Source: Concrete Sustainability Hub at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge
In a statement on President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, the MIT-hosted Concrete Sustainability Hub (CSHub) cited work since 2010 to address two of his key points: building a 21st century transportation sector and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Sources: National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Silver Spring, Md.; Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is accepting through September 13 applications for the third annual Climate Leadership Awards program, recognizing individuals and organizations leading the way in greenhouse gas emissions management and reduction efforts.