State Energy Activities: Innovative Solutions and Funding Issues



State Energy Activities: Innovative Solutions and Funding Issues

Tuesday, February 5, 2008
3:30 - 4:30 pm
430 Dirksen Senate Office Building


The Northeast/Midwest Senate and House Coalitions in conjunction with the Environmental and Energy Study Institute invite you to a briefing at which three state officials will present a summary of activities in the U.S. states on pressing energy problems and the impact of high energy prices on the American public. They will also discuss innovative energy programs that address the problems of all U.S. citizens and current federal funding for critical activities including the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), the Low-Income Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) and the State Energy Program (SEP).

Speakers include:

Tom Plant, Director, Governor's Energy Office, State of Colorado, on behalf of the National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) NASEO Talking Points (pdf)

Vaughn Clark, Director, Office of Community Development, State of Oklahoma and President, National Association for State Community Service Programs (NASCSP) Remarks (pdf)

Mark Wolfe, Executive Director, National Energy Assistance Directors' Association (NEADA) Previous Testimony on LIHEAP 2007 (pdf)

LIHEAP 2008 Appropriations (pdf)

LIHEAP Proposed Budget 2009 (pdf)


NASEO’s State Energy Program Winter 2008 Booklet (5MB pdf) at this link: http://www.naseo.org/sep/documents/2008%20SEP%20Update%20Booklet.pdf. This report has state-by-state information.


This briefing is open to the public, no RSVP required. Please forward this notice. For more information, contact Chris Hickling | Legislative Director | Northeast Midwest Congressional Coalition | 202-224-4642 | chris_hickling@reed.senate.gov



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