Windblown Waste

March 5, 2019 | General RCAP News, Solid Waste, USDA

Written by: LeAnn Kerzman Practitioners of rural solid waste management see wind as a constant factor in collection procedures, system design and material disposal.  No one wants to have someone’s trash collecting in their yard, or have trash blowing throughout…

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RCAP Receives Federal Awards to Expand Assistance to Rural Communities Nationwide

November 14, 2018 | EPA, Funding, General RCAP News, Press Releases, USDA

Washington, DC (November 14, 2018) – TheRural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) is pleased to announce that ithas received multiple grants from across federal and philanthropic programs tocontinue its work helping rural communities develop and expand technical capacity throughoutall fifty states, U.S.…

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RCAP Announces Partnership with USDA’s REDI Initiative

October 18, 2018 | Blog, General RCAP News, Press Releases, USDA

Washington, DC (October 16, 2018)- The Rural Community Assistance Partnership, Inc. (RCAP) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a new partnership through the Rural Development Innovation Center’s Rural Economic Development Innovation (REDI) initiative. The program will bring the…

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Forum to Focus on Improving Water, Sanitation in California’s Rural Communities

October 10, 2018 | Blog, General RCAP News, USDA

West Sacramento, Calif. (October 10, 2018) — The Rural Community Assistance Partnership, Inc. (RCAP), its western regional partner, Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC), and the California U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development will join federal, state, nonprofit and philanthropic organizations…

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RCAP Secures USDA Disaster Relief Funding to Restore Small Communities

November 30, 2017 | USDA

IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                             …

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RCAP Leads Coalition Letter to Capitol Hill in Strong Support of the USDA Water/Wastewater Loan and Grant Program

June 16, 2017 | General RCAP News, USDA

IMMEDATE RELEASE                                                                                              Contact: Bianca Poll Director of Communications Rural Community Assistance Partnership 202-470-2808 bpoll@rcap.org   RCAP Leads Coalition Letter to Capitol Hill in Strong Support of the USDA Water/Wastewater Loan and Grant Program   Washington, DC – This week,…

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RCAP Releases Statement on Administration’s Budget Cuts

May 25, 2017 | Drinking Water, Economic Development, EPA, General RCAP News, Infrastructure, Rural, USDA, Wastewater, Water

MEDIA ADVISORY: For Immediate Release                                                                      May 25, 2017  RCAP Releases Statement on Administration’s Budget Cuts WASHINGTON, D.C. - Earlier this week, the Trump Administration released its full budget proposal to Congress. The proposal includes deep cuts to programs that will…

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Robert B. Stewart Retirement Note

April 4, 2017 | Drinking Water, EPA, Fracking, General RCAP News, Hydraulic Fracturing, Infrastructure, Rural, USDA, Wastewater, Water

FROM: Hope F. Cupit, C.P.A., Board Chair, RCAP Network Dear Partners and Friends of Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) – I am writing this letter to bid farewell to Robert Stewart as he retires from the RCAP Network. It has…

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RCAP Opposes Proposal to Eliminate USDA Water Programs

March 30, 2017 | General RCAP News, Rural, USDA

“The Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) Inc. is opposed to the Administration’s plan to eliminate The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Water/Wastewater Loan and Grant Program in their Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal to Congress. This program is essential for…

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Join EPA on Twitter on April 8 to discuss climate change

April 5, 2013 | Agriculture, Rural Development, USDA

During Earth Month, EPA will focus on climate change during a series of environmental Twitter chats. On Monday, April 8 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern, the Twitter chat will focus on the impacts of climate change on water. EPA will also…

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