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The Local Government Environmental Assistance Network (LGEAN) is a “first-stop shop” providing local governments with user-friendly information on compliance with federal environmental regulations, funding strategies, and tools for advancing healthy and sustainable communities. LGEAN also educates communities on local governments’ environmental responsibilities.


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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law 

EPA provides a portal to funding opportunities of interest to local governments available through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (2021), covering topics including:

The Inflation Reduction Act

The Inflation Reduction Act (2022) includes a number of provisions with the potential to significantly affect the economics of decarbonization:

Recent Funding Opportunities

01/31/2023 - U.S. Department of Energy Announces the Buildings Upgrade Prize [more]

01/31/2023 - USDA's Water & Waste Disposal Predevelopment Planning Grants [more]

01/31/2023 - USDA's SEARCH - Special Evaluation Assistance for Rural Communities and Households Grant [more]

01/31/2023 - EPA Environmental Justice Government-to-Government Program - $70 million [more]

01/31/2023 - EPA Announces Availability of $50 Million to Support States and Tribes Developing Programs for Carbon Sequestration and Groundwater Protection. [more]

01/25/2023 - EPA makes available $50M for Underground Injection Control programs [more]

01/17/2023 - The 2023 EJ Government-to-Government Program (EJG2G) Request for Applications is NOW OPEN!  [more]

01/10/2023 - DOE’s Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program [more]

01/10/2023 - EPA’s FY23 Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL): Solid Waste Infrastructure for Recycling (SWIFR) Grants for Tribes & Intertribal Consortia (66.920) [more]

01/10/2023 - Ongoing Risk Mitigation Revolving Loan Fund Program [more]

12/19/2022 - Tribal Technical Assistance Program Accepting Applications [more]

12/06/2022 - Technical Assistance to Brownfields (TAB) Grants EPA-I-OLEM-OBLR-22-11 [more]

See All Funding Opportunities

 

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LGEAN News

01/31/2023 - EPA’s stormwater program published the newest volume of MS4 Compendium Series: Off-Site Stormwater Management.

01/31/2023 - EPA Announces Plans for Wastewater Regulations and Studies, Including Limits for PFAS, New Study for Nutrients

01/31/2023 - 5 new laws strengthen federal response to climate change

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Upcoming Events
02/09/2023 - State Revolving Funds (SRFs) and Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding - Webinar [Online]

02/14/2023 - EPA’s Enforcement and Compliance History Online (ECHO) webinar: Intro to ECHO EPA/State dashboards [Online]

02/21/2023 - EPA's National Environmental Justice Community Engagement Calls [Online]

03/07/2023 - EPA and the Indian Health Service present National Climate Resilience Training for the Tribal Water Sector [Online]

03/29/2023 - Lunch In Indian Country CLE: Water Law Update [Online]

04/11/2023 - U.S. Department of Energy's Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit [Washington, D.C.]

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