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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 ...

 
Recent Funding Opportunities
 

07/30/14 Brownfields Area-Wide Planning Grants [more]

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07/30/14 EPA Starts Fifth-Annual Energy Star Battle of the Buildings [more]

07/28/14 EPA releases report on revitalizing vacant and abandoned properties [more]

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]

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Upcoming Events
 

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

Jul 31, 2014 How to Apply for the ENERGY STARĀ® (Web-Based)

Aug 06, 2014 Greening Vacant Properties (Online)

Aug 13, 2014 Flood Resilience and Recovery Assistance: Lessons Learned from Vermont (Web)

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