local governments

Bailout Compensates Counties for Eco-Services on Federal Lands

Article: Bailout Compensates Counties for Eco-Services on Federal Lands

WASHINGTON, DC, November 7, 2008 (ENS) – Part of the $700 billion bailout of the U.S. financial system rushed into law in October will go to local governments to compensate for taxes that could not be levied on federal lands in their jurisdictions. The local governments provide services such as transportation, firefighting and emergency response…

Texas Computer Recycling Program Boots Up

Article: Texas Computer Recycling Program Boots Up

AUSTIN, Texas, September 3, 2008 (ENS) – The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has opened a new statewide program website for recycling computer equipment, giving Texans a simple way to find the recycling options their computer manufacturers offer. “The goal of the program is to give Texans an easy way to recycle the used computer…