Monthly Archives: December 2010

Daily News Reviews City’s Recovery Act Efforts in ’10

Philadelphia, December 30, 2010- Over the past two years, more than a billion dollars from the federal stimulus program has poured into Philadelphia to help pave roads, hire cops, renovate SEPTA stations, rehab public housing and prevent teacher layoffs. But … Continue reading

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City of Philadelphia Awarded Recovery Funding

Philadelphia, December 23, 2010- The City of Philadelphia was awarded about $13 million in Recovery Zone Facility Bonds (RZ-FBs) through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The Commonwealth increased Philadelphia’s RZ-FB allocation, with the re-allocation of RZ-FB volume cap … Continue reading

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New ‘App’ Shows How is Recovery is at Work in Philadelphia

Learning how Recovery is at work in Philadelphia is just a click away, thanks to a new feature now available on the Recovery website! With a mapping application tool, provided by information reported to the federal government (www.recovery.gov), it is … Continue reading

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City of Philadelphia’s First Solar PV Installation Breaks Ground

Philadelphia, December 13, 2010- The Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) has broken ground on a 250 kW solar photovoltaic system at their Southeast Water Pollution Control Plant. The project is the City of Philadelphia’s first solar installation and will help meet … Continue reading

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Mayor Nutter Celebrates Opening of New Mixed-Use Development

Philadelphia, December 13, 2010- Today, Mayor Michael A. Nutter and Council President Anna Verna joined Universal Companies and ODUNDE, Inc. to celebrate the opening of Osun Village, a mixed-use development of affordable housing, office and commercial space. The development offers … Continue reading

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