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Buffalo-Niagara Region: Policies

OHIO Clean Ohio Fund. On November 4, 2008, Ohio voters will have the opportunity to expand the Clean Ohio Fund. Highlights: plan is to sell $400 million in bonds ($200 million of which will be allocated for brownfield development and $200 million for greenspace and farmland development). SB 221. In April, the Ohio state legislature approved the governor’s comprehensive energy bill, which includes provisions for renewable energy standards for utilities, and sets state standards electricity prices and electricity sources. It’s a whopper of a bill for this state and opens the door on the renewable side for lots of creative energy projects involving brownfields. NEW YORK Amendment to NY Brownfield Cleanup Act. Signed June 25, 2008, the amendment changes a number of elements of the program including, most significantly, modifications to the tax credits available for qualifying sites. Also included are tax credits for cleanups, which prior to the amendment…Log In to Read Full Article

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Buffalo-Niagara Region: People

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Buffalo-Niagara Region: Projects

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