Search Results: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Getting to the "Nuts & Bolts" Login
The various financing tools and approaches for brownfields redevelopment is described by Charlie Bartsch from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Brownfield Beginnings Login
Charlie Bartsch of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency defines what brownfields are and how to take advantage of the opportunities they offer.
Brownfields Law at EPA Login
Daniel Schramm, attorney with the EPA's Office of General Counsel details the legal and regulatory landscape of brownfields redevelopment.
EPA Brownfields Area-Wide Planning Fact Sheet Login
Brownfields Area-Wide Planning is an EPA grant program which provides funding to recipients to conduct research, technical assistance and training that will result in an area-wide plan and implementation strategy for key brownfield site.
Illinois Clean Water Initiative Login
Elmo Dowd, Assistant Director of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, presents highlights of the Governor's Clean Water Initiative, a $1B low-interest loan fund for wastewater and drinking water infrastructure projects.
Brownfields Federal Programs Guide - 2013 Edition Login
The 2013 Brownfields Federal Programs Guide updates the 2011 edition. Several new programs were added while other have since been eliminated. The guide also details financial & technical assistance offered by each federal agency.
New Models of Financing Energy Efficiency Presentation
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) recently issued $24.3 million Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds to finance loans for residential energy efficiency improvements. This “first of its kind” innovative financing...
Cryptic Barriers to Energy Efficiency Login
The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy published this research report aimed at identifying 'cryptic' market barriers that inhibit greater investment in energy technologies and practices in the buildings sector. Cryptic barriers include...
Roadmap for Auto Community Revitalization Login
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released the "Roadmap for Auto Community Revitalization" which highlights case studies of auto towns, as well as sources of funding and technical assistance currently available to communities with historical...
Financing Brownfields Redevelopment in Oregon Login
Business Oregon’s Brownfields Program is available to provide financing for the full range of environmental activities associated with brownfields redevelopment. The two programs available are the Oregon Brownfields Redevelopment Fund which is...
EPA Brownfields RLF Grants Flyer Login
This flyer from the Environment Protection Agency provides a comprehensive understanding of what you need to know if interested in applying for funding through the Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund Grant program, all in an easy to navigate, two-page...
CIFA: Analysis of State Bond Banks Login
Council of Infrastructure Financing Authorities Analysis of State Bond Banks prepared by Government Finance Group broadly explains bond banks, components, and strategies.
Environmental Financial Advisory Board Taking Nominations
The Environmental Financial Advisory Board (EFAB) Federal Register Notice for solicitation for Nominations to the Board is now available. Please feel free to share the notice with anyone you feel would be a good candidate for consideration for the...
Financing transit-oriented development (TOD) using TIF is becoming increasingly popular in the United States. Many cities have successfully employed this tool, from Portland, Oregon and Dallas, Texas, to Arlington, Virginia, and beyond. This...
Screening Sites for Wind Energy Potential Login
This resource from the EPA and NREL provides a guide to screening potential sites for wind development. The document outlines a decision tree for the process and provides a list of development finance incentives to consider for the financing portion.
Federal Affairs Focus: Federal Finance Programs 101
Overview information on four federal finance programs, one each from the EPA, USDA, SBA, and Commerce, are presented by Erin Tehan of CDFA in this article from Development Finance Perspectives, Issue 2 | 2012.
EPA Brownfields Grants: FAQs Login
This resources from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency answers frequently asked questions regarding brownfields and federal assessment, cleanup, and revolving loan fund grants.
Tax Credit Finance Reference Guide
Written in conjunction with Ice Miller LLP, the Tax Credit Finance Reference Guide examines how to effectively apply tax credits to development opportunities, and explains the basics of tax credits and the fundamentals of using these tools. In...
Federal Financing Reference Guide
The Council of Development Finance Agencies released the Federal Financing Reference Guide with generous sponsorship support from Stifel Nicolaus and additional support from Business Oregon and the City of Minneapolis. The Federal Financing...