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Public Comments sought for LIHEAP Model Plan

The Arkansas Department of Energy & Environment (E&E) is seeking public comments on the proposal of the FFY 2023 Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Model Plan.

The plan, which has been developed in compliance with federal funding requirements, includes information on eligibility, benefit levels, and details about how LIHEAP funds will be spent in Arkansas.

FFY 2023 LIHEAP Model plan

Comments may be submitted via email with the subject line “2023 LIHEAP Model Plan” to AEOLIHEAP@adeq.state.ar.us. or delivered or mailed to Arkansas Department of Energy & Environment, ATTN: Office Of Energy, 5301 Northshore Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72118. To be considered, all comments must be received by 4:30 p.m. on August 15, 2022, or be postmarked by that date.



Public Comments sought for LIHWAP Model Plan

The Arkansas Department of Energy & Environment (E&E), Arkansas Energy Office (AEO), has amended its model plan for the state’s Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) and is accepting public comments.

The plan, which has been developed in compliance with federal funding requirements, includes information on eligibility, benefit levels, and details about how LIHWAP funds will be spent in Arkansas.

LIHWAP Model Plan Amended

Comments may be submitted via email with the subject line PLAN COMMENTS to AEOLIHWAP@adeq.state.ar.us. or delivered or mailed to Arkansas Department of Energy & Environment, Arkansas Energy Office, ATTN: LIHWAP, 5301 Northshore Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72218.  To be considered, all comments must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, August 26, or be postmarked by that date.



Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program

Launches!

You now may apply for the new Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP). This emergency assistance program allows Arkansas residents who have had their water shut-off—or who are at risk for that happening—to apply for a one-time payment of up to $2,000 on their water and wastewater bills. To apply or learn more about eligibility requirements, visit ArkansasLIHWAP.com or call 888.985.6441.

LIHWAP payments are made directly to enrolled water and wastewater utilities. Utilities may start the LIHWAP enrollment process by completing this short form. To receive LIHWAP payments on behalf of customers, water and wastewater utilities must be enrolled in the program.



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Arkansas Energy Office (AEO)


The Arkansas Energy Office (AEO) promotes energy efficiency, clean technology and sustainable strategies that encourage economic development, energy security and environmental well-being for all businesses, communities, and residents through: