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A Tale of Two Cities: Paying for Multifamily Recycling

March 18, 2019

Municipal governments use a number of different strategies to pay for public recycling services. These approaches can differ in who is expected to pay, the amount that is paid, and the means in which the payment system is carried out. … Continued

The Perils of Comparing Water Rates

February 12, 2019

The Environmental Finance Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill conducts surveys of water and sewer rates in many states across the country and turns those results into rates dashboards.  In recent years, at least three news … Continued

New Year, New Updates

January 18, 2019

Updates for Navigating Legal Pathways to Fund Rate-Funded Customer Assistance Programs In 2017, the Environmental Finance Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill led a team of experts in summarizing legal barriers and opportunities to establish customer … Continued

Five Considerations for Municipal CNG Fleet Conversion

December 18, 2018

Kate Fialko is a fellow in the 2018 Leaders in Environment and Finance (LEAF) program. Kate spent the summer of 2018 with Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA), where she assisted with an investigation into possible productive use of biogas … Continued