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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

11/22/2022 - Political Subdivisions: Solid Waste Infrastructure for Recycling Grant Program [more]

11/22/2022 - Recycling Education and Outreach Grant Program [more]

11/22/2022 - Grants for Energy Improvements at Public School Facilities [more]

11/18/2022 - Emergency Community Water Assistance Grants [more]

11/18/2022 - Water & Waste Disposal Grants to Alleviate Health Risks on Tribal Lands and Colonias [more]

11/10/2022 - DOE Announces $35 Million To Deploy Clean Energy on Tribal Lands and Power Unelectrified Tribal Buildings [more]

09/26/2022 - FY23 Small Surface Water & Groundwater Storage Projects (15.074) [more]

09/19/2022 - Social & Economic Development Strategies Financial Assistance (SEDS): Growing Organizations (GO) (93.612). [more]

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11/22/2022 - CAMEO Use Survey

11/22/2022 - Model Recycling Program Toolkit

11/18/2022 - EPA publishes Fifth Drinking Water Contaminant Candidate List

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Upcoming Events
11/30/2022 - White House Tribal Nations Summit [Washington, D.C.]

11/30/2022 - White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council Virtual Public Meeting [Online]

12/01/2022 - EPA’s Tools and Resources Training Webinar Series presents Next Generation Emissions Measurement (NGEM) tools for Fugitive Source and Fenceline Monitoring [Online]

12/05/2022 - Webinar on new EPA recycling infrastructure, education and outreach funding opportunities [Online]

12/07/2022 - The Environmental Justice Index: a National Tool to Measure the Cumulative Impacts of Environmental Burden on Health [Online]

12/13/2022 - Policy Research from the Mitigation Matters Award Program [Online]

12/14/2022 - Emergency Response Research Webinar Series: Clean or Replace? PFAS Decontamination Framework for Firefighting Equipment and Hangars [Online]

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