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EPA Announces Nearly $5 Million in Grants to Support Research to Protect America's Urban Watersheds with Green Infrastructure
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced nearly $5 million dollars in grants to five universities to evaluate innovative green infrastructure practices in urban areas, using Philadelphia, Pa. as the pilot area. These grants stem from a cooperative partnership between EPA and Philadelphia's Green City, Clean Waters program that represents a broad, long-term investment in implementing green infrastructure stormwater management practices. Click here for more information.


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Recent Funding Opportunities

03/20/14 Health Impact Assessment for Improved Community Design [more]

03/20/14 Advancing Transportation Planning Through Innovation & Research [more]

02/28/14 Grant Announcement: Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) [more]

02/05/14 BTO Announces Up to $14 Million to Advance Innovative Energy-Efficient Technologies for Residential and Commercial Buildings [more]

02/04/14 2014 Greenfield Solar Challenge Program [more]

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03/04/15 WEBINAR: Case Studies: Implementing Green Infrastructure under Enforcement Orders [more]

04/09/14 Changes to Safe Drinking Water Acts lead free requirements for pipes, pipe fittings, plumbing fittings and fixtures. [more]

04/07/14 DOT TIGER 2014 FUNDING OPPORTUNITY - Apply by April 25! [more]

03/20/14 MS4 Need Survey [more]

03/20/14 Plan for Affordable Housing in Philadelphia [more]

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Upcoming Events

Apr 24, 2014 U.S. DOE Technical Assistance Program Webinar: Stimulating Energy Efficiency in Kentucky (SEE KY) (Web-Based)

May 05, 2014 The Future of Environmental Finance: Strategies for Financing Current and Future Environmental Challenges (Chapel Hill, North Carolina (and online via web streaming))

Jun 03, 2014 New Life for Closed Gas Stations Conference and Exhibition (Orlando, Florida)

Jul 27, 2014 16th Annual EPA Region 6 Stormwater Conference (Fort Worth, TX)

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