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DRRA – BRIC Funding

Earlier this summer, representatives from the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), state and municipal governments, the construction industry, first responders, and insurance companies gathered in Washington with one common focus: how funds will… Read More

Finalize Funding for Mitigation Efforts

Sixth months ago, President Trump signed into law the Disaster Recovery Reform Act (DRRA) and the Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief. His action was widely cheered by legislators on both sides of the aisle, and praised by a broad range… Read More

David Martiny of Firestone Building Products Named New ERA Chair

For Immediate Release Contact: Louisa Hart 301-646-2850 Louisaghart@gmail.com David Martiny of Firestone Building Products Named New ERA Chair WASHINGTON, DC, March 14, 2019 –David Martiny, Director of Product Management at Firestone Building Products (FSBP), has been named the new chair… Read More

ERA Supports Building Codes in Federal Disaster Aid Legislation

August 13, 2018 The Honorable John Thune Chairman U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation 512 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Ron Johnson Chairman U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs 340 Dirksen… Read More

BEWARE OF “HURRICANE AMNESIA”

BEWARE OF “HURRICANE AMNESIA” One Calm Season Will Not Change Long-Term Trends “From our perspective, it’s a good reminder of the risk that this country has for hurricane landfall. There’s a lot of hurricane amnesia that sets in when you… Read More

ERA’s Response to the EPA Sunsetting Proposal

The EPDM Roofing Association (ERA) is proud to represent the country’s largest manufacturers of both white and black commercial roofing membranes. We feel their knowledge and experience of our members positions us well to provide government officials, architects, and design… Read More

VOTING FOR A RESILIENT FUTURE

As many Americans look forward to taking a break from work this summer, the one hundred senators laboring away on Capitol Hill apparently will not be joining them. Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell has cancelled the Senate’s traditional August recess,… Read More