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Posted on: August 26, 2016

AACOG Supports U.S. Surgeon General's Opioid Addiction Awareness Campaign

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U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy issued a timely call for the country to recognize and act upon the growing national opioid addiction epidemic. He noted that nearly two million Americans currently have a prescription opioid use disorder, which in turn...Read on...

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Posted on: August 9, 2016

Call for Nominations: AACOG 2016 Regional Awards

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AACOG is currently accepting nominations for our 2016 Regional Awards. These awards have been given out annually since 1974. Recipients of the award will be recognized at the Annual Meeting of AACOG's Area Council and Board of Directors on December 7, 20...Read on...

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Posted on: August 8, 2016

Recording of today's Free Workshop on new Fair Labor Standards Act Changes Now Available Online

Thank you to Paige Hilton with Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. for presenting this information today as a free service to AACOG member governments. Look forward to more workshops in the future!

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Alamo Service Connection

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Posted on: August 9, 2016

AACOG receives Aging Achievement Award from National Association of Area Agencies on Aging

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AACOG recently received recognition from the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) with an Aging Achievement Award, presented by n4a to member agencies for innovative programs. The awards program is sponsored by Critical Signal Technologies...Read on...

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Clean Cities News

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Posted on: August 8, 2016

TCEQ Announces New Round of Grants for Alternative Fuel

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TCEQ Announces New Round of Grants for Alternative Fuel and/or Natural Gas Fueling Stations

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality announced today that up to $17.7 million in grants is being made available to eligible individuals, businesses, a...

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Posted on: July 28, 2016

Clean Cities Question of the Month

Question of the Month: What are the key considerations when installing ethanol equipment at a fueling station?

Answer: For those new to ethanol fueling, installing the necessary infrastructure may be uncharted territory. From fuel specifications to dispens...

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Posted on: July 13, 2016

Funding Available - Texas Clean School Bus Program is Accepting Grant Applications

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Texas Clean School Bus Program

The Texas Clean School Bus program is a comprehensive program designed to reduce emissions of diesel exhaust by retrofitting older school buses.

The Texas Education Agency reports that more than 40 percent of the school buses ...

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Regional Services

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Posted on: July 19, 2016

TDA Announces Release of Community Development Fund Application and Guidelines

The Texas Department of Agriculture recently announced the release of the 2017-2018 Community Development Fund application and guidelines.

The Community Development Fund is the largest fund category in the TxCDBG Program. This fund is available on a b...Read on...

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Resource Recovery News

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Posted on: July 5, 2016

TCEQ Issues Request for Grant Applications

TCEQ Requests Applications for Clean Water Act Section 319(h) NPS Grants

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School District News

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Posted on: July 13, 2016

Funding Available - Texas Clean School Bus Program is Accepting Grant Applications

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Texas Clean School Bus Program

The Texas Clean School Bus program is a comprehensive program designed to reduce emissions of diesel exhaust by retrofitting older school buses.

The Texas Education Agency reports that more than 40 percent of the school buses ...

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Texas Clean School Bus Website

Weatherization Assistance Program News

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Posted on: August 24, 2016

All 3 AACOG Weatherization Inspectors Attain QCI Certification-Only 51 Certified in Texas!

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The AACOG Weatherization Department is pleased to announce that all three of our weatherization inspectors have achieved the Building Performance Institutes (BPI) Quality Control Inspector (QCI) certification. The Department of Energy is requiring that be...Read on...

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