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EPA Provides Tool to Help Communities Become More Flood Resilient /Smart growth approaches can help communities prepare for and recover from disaster. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a new tool today to help communities prepare for, deal with and recover from floods. The Flood Resilience Checklist offers strategies that communities can consider, such as conserving land in flood-prone areas; directing new development to safer areas; and using green infrastructure approaches, such as installing rain gardens, to manage stormwater. Click here for more information.

 
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The Local Government Environmental Assistance Network (LGEAN) is a "first-stop shop" providing environmental management, planning, funding, and regulatory information for local government elected and appointed officials, managers and staff. LGEAN enables local officials to interact with their peers and others online. In an effort to reach all local governments, LGEAN also manages a toll-free telephone service 877-865-4326. More ...

 
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07/02/14 DOE Launches Microgrid Competition to Support Resiliency in Communities Across America [more]

07/02/14 EPA Releases New Policy Statement on Climate Change Adaptation [more]

07/02/14 EPA Proposes Updates to Reduce Methane, Other Harmful Pollution from New Landfills [more]

06/25/14 EPA Proposes First Guidelines to Cut Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants [more]

06/24/14 New Energy Efficiency Standardization Roadmap Establishes National Framework for Action [more]

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Upcoming Events
 

Jul 22, 2014 Building Climate Resiliency with Green Infrastructure (Web)

Jul 24, 2014 Portfolio ManagerĀ® Office Hours, Focus Topic: Green Power (Web-Based)

Jul 24, 2014 Addressing Climate Change through Community Engagement and Behavior Change (online)

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

Jul 29, 2014 Portfolio ManagerĀ® 101 (Web-Based)

Jul 30, 2014 Portfolio ManagerĀ® 201 (Web-Based)

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