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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

03/28/2023 - Apply for Climate Pollution Reduction Grants [more]

03/21/2023 - EPA Clean Air Act Grants - $25 million [more]

03/21/2023 - HUD’s Thriving Communities Technical Assistance (TCTA) Program (14.259). [more]

03/21/2023 - DOE Announced Deadline for the Energy Transitions Initiative Partnership Project (ETIPP) [more]

03/21/2023 - USDA/USFS’ FY23 Community Forest & Open Space Conservation Program (Community Forest Program) [more]

03/21/2023 - EPA’s FY23 Pesticide Safety Education Funds Management Program [more]

03/21/2023 - USDA/USFS’ FY23 Southern Area State Fire Capacity Hazard Mitigation [more]

03/21/2023 - DOT Opens Applications for First Round of $2.5 Billion Program to Build EV Charging in Communities & Neighborhoods Nationwide. [more]

03/21/2023 - EPA Provides Rural, Small, and Tribal Wastewater Technical Assistance [more]

03/21/2023 - OCCHE Launches Program to Allocate Environmental Justice Solar and Wind Capacity [more]

03/21/2023 - OCCHE Launches Program to Allocate Environmental Justice Solar and Wind Capacity [more]

03/14/2023 - EPA Announces the Availability of $16 Million for Pollution Prevention Grants in Environmental Justice Communities [more]

03/14/2023 - Apply for DOE’s Clean Energy to Communities Program: In-Depth Partnerships [more]

03/14/2023 - DOE Offers Funding Opportunity for Energy Improvements in Rural or Remote Areas [more]

03/07/2023 - EPA Announces Over $250 Million to Fund Innovative Projects That Tackle Climate Pollution. [more]

03/07/2023 - EPA Announces $2.4 Billion for Clean Water Infrastructure Upgrades Through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law through this year’s Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) [more]

03/07/2023 - NFWF Opens FY23 National Fish & Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) - National Coastal Resilience Fund [more]

03/07/2023 - FEMA is not accepting applications for the revolving loan program under the Safeguarding Tomorrow through Ongoing Risk Mitigation (STORM) Act [more]

02/28/2023 - DOE’s FY23 Clean Energy Technology Deployment on Tribal Lands [more]

02/28/2023 - EPA Announces $550 Million to Advance Environmental Justice [more]

02/21/2023 - Questions and Answers document for the Solid Waste Infrastructure for Recycling (SWIFR) Grants for Tribes and Intertribal Consortia [more]

02/21/2023 - USDA’s FY23 Local Food Promotion Program (LFPP) (10.175) [more]

02/21/2023 - EPA’s Watershed Academy Launches Hazard Mitigation Module Creating Co-Benefits Through Hazard Mitigation Planning and Water Resource Management Module [more]

02/21/2023 - EPA’s New Pollution Prevention (P2) Grant Opportunities Focused on Environmental Justice are Coming Soon!   [more]

02/14/2023 - Overview of Bipartisan Infrastructure Law CWSRF Emerging Contaminants Supplemental Appropriation Recording [more]

02/14/2023 - EPA’s Local Government Advisory Committee Releases Latest Recommendations on IRA and Heavy Duty Vehicles Program. [more]

02/14/2023 - Preparing for and Accessing Water Infrastructure Funding and Opportunities with Support from EPA [more]

02/14/2023 - Empowering Communities to Improve Climate Resilience in the Water Sector [more]

02/14/2023 - FEMA’s SAVE THE DATE: Hazard Mitigation Partners Virtual Workshop is October 16-19, 2023. [more]

02/14/2023 - EPA Announces $6.5 Billion in New Funding Available for Water Infrastructure Projects [more]

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]

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

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03/28/2023 - HHS celebrates World Water Day by highlighting two key programs that help maintain affordable, safe and reliable water and wastewater services

03/28/2023 - HHS releases LIHWAP Water Service Provider and Household Outreach Toolkits FY2023

03/28/2023 - FEMA Releases New Hazard Mitigation Assistance Guide

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

04/12/2023 - EPA’s Technical Assistance Webinar Series: Improving CWA-NPDES Permit Compliance: Everything you wanted to know about PFAS but were afraid to ask: From the operators’ perspective [Online]

04/17/2023 - 2023 NASTTPO Annual Workshop Registration [Salt Lake City, UT]

04/19/2023 - EPA Hosts Webinar on the Microbial and Disinfection Byproduct Rules [Online]

04/26/2023 - FEMA’s Resilient Nation Partnership "Next Generation of Resilience" Student Showcase [Online]

05/04/2023 - EPA to Host Proposed PFAS NPDWR Public Hearing [Online]

05/15/2023 - Win Federal Funding for Electric Mobility in Your Community [Portland, Oregon]

10/16/2023 - FEMA's 2023 Hazard Mitigation Partners Workshop [Online]

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