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EPA’s Water Finance Clearinghouse

​Learn how to navigate EPA’s Water Finance Clearinghouse, an easily navigable web-based portal, to help communities locate information and resources that will assist then in making informed decisions for their drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure needs. Webinar airs on August 18, 24 and 31 at 2-3:00 pm. Learn more and register... Read more

Community-Based Efforts to Improve Local Water Quality

EPA is hosting a webinar so you can hear directly from two grantees from the EPA’s Office of Enviromental Justice (OEJ) about their success with the EJ Grants program. Learn how Tolani Lake Enterprises and PUSH Buffalo have utilized funding from the EPA’s Office of Environmental Justice to improve local water quality by raising environmental awareness and strengthening community capacity. Learn more and register... Read more

Easy Modeling to Assess and Address Near-Road Air Quality

​Sometimes the groups most exposed to near-road air pollution are also the most disadvantaged and marginalized to do something about it. This webinar will present the Community-LINE Source Model (C-LINE): a scientifically sound, near-road air pollution model that plays almost like a video game, available to any user with a computer or tablet. C-LINE allows users not only to evaluate what is going on in their local area, but also what might happen if things change. Users can easily manipulate... Read more

Sponsorship: A Unique Tool for Funding Land Conservation Projects with the CWSRF

​Since its inception, the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) program has provided almost $120 billion to water quality projects across the country, EPA’s largest source of infrastructure financing. CWSRF funds publicly owned treatment works and a variety of projects, including green infrastructure, tree planting, and land acquisition for water quality improvement and protection. Learn more in this webinar from EPA’s CWSRF and the USDA Forest Service National Urban Forest Technology & Science Delivery Team. Join webinar... Read more

Smart Growth Fixes for Climate Adaptation and Resilience

EPA’s new publication, Smart Growth Fixes for Climate Adaptation and Resilience: Changing Land Use and Building Codes to Prepare for Climate Change, can help local governments find strategies to prepare for climate change impacts while achieving other environmental, economic, health, and social benefits. Read report... Read more

Climate Smart Brownfields Manual

This EPA manual is a resource for communities that want to consider climate change as they assess, clean up, or redevelop brownfield sites. It provides guidance on best practices for climate change mitigation, adaption, and resilience at all stages of brownfields work, from planning to redevelopment. In addition, the manual contains case studies and links to additional resources that communities can use as they develop brownfields project plans. Learn manual... Read more