Competitive Edge

Helping communities, businesses and elected officials with funding, legislation and issues related to engineering and planning projects.


2015 One Call Grant

July 28th, 2014
The US Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA) supports initiatives to further promote efforts specifically for damage prevention, including one call legislation, related compliance activities, training and public education. State agencies who participate in the pipeline safety program are...


Pipeline Safety Program State Base Grant

July 28th, 2014
The US Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA) provides funding through Pipeline Safety Program State Base Grants to assure safe transportation of natural gas, petroleum and other hazardous materials by pipeline. The Federal Pipeline Safety Law authorizes federal reimbursement for a state's...


Training and Technical Assistance to Improve Water Quality and Enable Small Public Water Systems to Provide Safe Drinking Water

July 28th, 2014
The US Environmental Protection Agency has allocated an estimated $12.7 million to provide training and technical assistance for small public water systems. The program funds nonprofit organizations to provide training and technical assistance to small public water systems, small wastewater systems and private well owners located in urban and...


Deployment of Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency on Indian Lands

July 28th, 2014
The US Department of Energy  has allocated an estimated $7 million in funding for the Deployment of Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency on Indian Lands. The program’s purpose  is to provide funding to install clean energy and energy efficiency retrofits projects for Tribal buildings and deploy clean energy systems on a community-scale on Indian...


Wyoming Bureau of Land Management Challenge Cost Share

July 28th, 2014
The US Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has allocated an estimated $500,000 to the BLM Challenge Cost Share Program. In Wyoming, the program is managed to maintain a variety of partnerships for wildlife, recreation, cultural resources, rare plants, plant community conservation, fisheries and riparian habitat at the local...