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HUD Awards $33 Million for Local Homeless Programs in Georgia

 

Funding renews support to local homeless housing and service programs

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro awarded $33,034,173 to support #146 local homeless housing and service programs in Georgia. View a complete list of all the state and local homeless projects awarded funding.

The Tier 1 Continuum of Care (CoC) grants announced support the Obama Administration’s efforts to end homelessness by providing critically needed housing and support services to individuals and families experiencing homelessness.  HUD will award approximately $300 million in “Tier 2 grants” in the spring to support hundreds more local programs across the U.S. 

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Molecular-level relationships key to deciphering ocean carbon

From beach shallows to the ocean depths, vast numbers of chemical compounds work together to reduce and store atmospheric carbon in the world’s oceans.

In the past, studying the connections between ocean-borne compounds and microbes has been impractical because of the sheer complexity of each. Three University of Georgia faculty members—along with an international team of scientists—bring to the forefront technological developments that are providing scientists with the analytical tools needed to understand these molecular-level relationships.

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Comments on Elba Island Processing and Export facility for Liquefied Natural Gas

Comments by the Center for a Sustainable Coast to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) re the Elba Island Processing and Export facility for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG).Non-profits do a lot of work behind the scenes. Making comments on national regulations is just one of the items that non-profits do. The Center for a Sustainable Coast shared their filings to FERC recently.

Comments by the Center for a Sustainable Coast to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) re the Elba Island Processing and Export facility for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG).

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Sunburst Bin Cleaning Helps Georgia Clean Up Its Act - One Trashcan at a Time!

Newly launched company Sunburst Bin Cleaning is supporting residential and commercial customers in Georgia to clean up their act with its cost effective and eco-friendly trash bin cleaning serviceNewly launched company Sunburst Bin Cleaning is supporting residential and commercial customers in Georgia to clean up their act with its cost effective and eco-friendly trash bin cleaning service

Dirty trash bins look bad and smell worse. Not only that, but they offer an ideal breeding ground for germs and bacteria, as well as acting as a beacon for rodents, flies, maggots and other pests.

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UGA geneticist receives $1.1 million to study how plants will respond to climate change

Jill Anderson, an assistant professor of genetics in the University of Georgia’s Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, has received a $1.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation Early Career Development Program to study the effects of climate change on plants.

CAREER awards are among the NSF’s most prestigious, and they support junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholar and the integration of education and research.

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