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Search Results: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
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GAO Report - EPA Should Take Additional Actions to Manage Risks to Superfund Sites from Climate ChangeMembers only Login
GAO was asked to review issues related to the impact of climate change on nonfederal NPL sites. GAO analyzed available federal data; reviewed laws, regulations, and documents; interviewed federal officials and stakeholders; visited three nonfederal...
Opportunity Zones in Conjunction with Federal Partners - Jon GrosshansMembers only Login
Jon Grosshans from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency presents on Opportunity Zones in Conjunction with Federal Partners in Ohio during the Ohio Roundtable
EPA Superfund Task Force 2019 ReportMembers only Login
The Superfund Task Force is publishing its final report on the recommendations developed in response to the EPA Administrator's request. The recommendations address: expediting cleanup and remediation process; reducing financial burden on all...
Innovative State-Led Efforts to Finance Agricultural ConservationMembers only Login
U.S. farmers are currently facing the most difficult agricultural economy since the 1980s. At the same time, many states are wrestling with the necessity of addressing environmental challenges. This report expounds upon the excellent work states are...
Regional Resilience Toolkit: 5 Steps to Build Large Scale Resilience to Natural DisasterMembers only Login
Cities, regions, and states across the country are facing natural disasters that can have devastating effects on life, property, the economy, and ecosystems. Climate change is already having observable effects on the environment, and past conditions...
Green Remediation Best Management Practices: Sites with Leaking Underground Storage TanksMembers only Login
The EPA's Principles for Greener Cleanups outline the Agency’s policy for evaluating and minimizing the environmental footprint of activities involved in cleaning up contaminated sites. This fact sheet about the concepts and tools for using best...
MOU Between the US EPA and the DHS FEMA Pertaining to State Revolving Fund Programs Members only Login
Memorandum of Understanding between the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency Regarding Coordination between EPA and FEMA Pertaining to State Revolving Fund...
Brownfields: Properties with New PurposeMembers only Login
EPA’s Brownfields Program provides direct funding for brownfields assessment, cleanup, revolving loans, environmental job training, technical assistance, training, and research. To facilitate the leveraging of public resources, EPA’s Brownfields...
St. Luc's Cultural Immersion Center Roadmap to Redevelopment
This report provides financing strategies for St. Luc's Cultural Immersion Center in Arnaudville, Louisiana. St. Luc's is a proposed hands-on immersive engagement center for Cajun, Creole, and French language and culture.
Local Foods, Local Places ToolkitMembers only Login
Cities and towns across the country are undertaking new initiatives and strengthening current programs that support development and growth of local food systems while reinvesting in downtowns and existing neighborhoods. Strong interest from...
EPA's Brownfields and Land Revitalization ProgramMembers only Login
David Lloyd from the Environmental Protection Agency provides an overview of the financing programs offered through the Office of Brownfields and Land Revitalization at the 2019 CDFA Federal Policy Conference.
Miami WIFIA Project Fact SheetMembers only Login
Miami-Dade County Water and Sewer Department will construct fourteen new injection wells at three wastewater treatment plants. When the construction of this project and all necessary associated facilities are complete, Miami-Dade County will...
Building Resiliency Through Green InfrastructureMembers only Login
Cities have recently integrated more green infrastructure strategies into their climate resiliency planning. Creating climate-resilient cities takes more than a series of infrastructure investments; more than sea walls and permeable pavement. It...
EPA Policy to Promote Market-Based Mechanisms for Improving Water QualityMembers only Login
The EPA will continue using regulatory tools, such as the Clean Water Act, for states, tribes, and stakeholders; however, the EPA believes that market-based programs, including water quality trading, as well as incentive-and community-based programs...
PISCES Recognition Program 2018 Compendium Members only Login
This report, produced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, looks at the CWSRF’s Performance and Innovation in the SRF Creating Environmental Success (PISCES) program and how it allows recipients to gain national recognition for exceptional...
Funding Land Conservation Projects with the CWSRFMembers only Login
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) program is an affordable source of funding for a wide range of projects that address water quality, including land conservation and restoration projects. The...
Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Fact SheetMembers only Login
This fact sheet, produced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, shares information on the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund, a federal-state partnership that provides financial support to water systems and state drinking water programs.
20th Anniversary Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund (DWSRF) Report Members only Login
The 2017 U.S. EPA Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Annual Report contains recent highlights, future opportunities, infrastructure fund activity, set-asides activity, a 2017 financial statement, and success stories.
Clean Water & Drinking Water Grants to U.S. Territories and Washington, D.C. 2017 Report Members only Login
This document produced by the U.S. EPA provides the allotment of portions of the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) and Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) to U.S. Territories and Washington, D.C. for 2017. Also provided are example...
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission WIFIA LoanMembers only Login
A $699 million WIFIA loan will assist SFPUC in replacing its existing, outdated solids treatment facilities with new biosolids digester facilities. The new facilities are designed to produce higher-quality Class A biosolids, capture and treat odors...
Orange County Water District WIFIA LoanMembers only Login
A $135 million WIFIA loan will assist the Orange County Water District in expanding its existing 100 million gallons per day (MGD) Groundwater Replenishment System to produce an additional 30 MGD drought-proof drinking water supply for its service...
CDFA Brownfields Financing Webinar Series: Digging for Cleanup Funds: Insurance Archeology
In this webinar, our experts focus on an effective but underutilized tool for dealing with abandoned and environmentally contaminated sites is known as Insurance Archeology or Insurance Cost Recovery.
Go Back to The Well: Water Infrastructure Opportunities
This report, produced by the National Resources Defense Council, discusses the power of State Revolving Funds (SRFs) and analyzes how increasing the capacity of SRFs could help to vastly improve water infrastructure throughout the country.
Funding Agricultural Best Management Practices with the Clean Water State Revolving Fund Members only Login
This report, produced by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), discusses the Clean Water State Revolving Fund program and provides best practices for funding agriculture projects.
State Revolving Funds: Financing Drought Resilient Water Infrastructure Projects Members only Login
This report was developed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to highlight how 13 western states have used the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (“CWSRF”), Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (“DWSRF”), and other complementary state funds to...
Brownfield Tax Expensing IncentiveMembers only Login
Charles Bartsch talks about brownfields tax credits and how they can help finance economic development finance projects at the CDFA Annual Summit.
Financing Contaminated Property TransactionsMembers only Login
This presentation by Charlie Bartsch provides a detailed discussion of many EPA programs, including assessment grants, tax incentives, and revolving loan fund grants.
Brownfield Tax Expensing ProgramMembers only Login
Charlie Bartsch of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency explains the Brownfield Tax Expensing Program. In this document you will find an overview of the federal program, case studies, and steps in the process of using the incentives, among other...
Brownfield BeginningsMembers only Login
Charlie Bartsch of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency defines what brownfields are and how to take advantage of the opportunities they offer.
Getting to the "Nuts & Bolts"Members only Login
The various financing tools and approaches for brownfields redevelopment is described by Charlie Bartsch from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Brownfield BeginningsMembers only Login
Charlie Bartsch of the Environmental Protection Agency defines what brownfields are, and how to take advantage of the opportunities they offer.
Water Infrastructure Financial LeadershipMembers only Login
The EPA has designed a document for decision makers to navigate the process of investing in water infrastructure. It will help identify what is needed for financial planning, how to fund and finance a project, and consider which strategic approaches...
WIFIA Program: Federal Water Financing SolutionsMembers only Login
Kevin McDonald from the U.S. EPA presents on the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act program.
Miami-Dade County, FL to Receive $79M Through WIFIA LoanMembers only Login
Miami-Dade County Water and Sewer Department will use a $79 million WIFIA loan to construct fourteen new injection wells at three wastewater treatment plants to be used for effluent discharges. This project is one of twelve initial projects selected...
San Francisco to Receive $625M WIFIA Loan for Water Treatment PlantMembers only Login
San Francisco Public Utility Commission plans to replace its existing, outdated 60-year old solids treatment facilities with new facilities. This project will be funded in part through a $625 million WIFIA loan and is one of the first 12 projects...
Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Loan FundsMembers only Login
Steve Marquardt from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency gives a national perspective on clean and drinking water state revolving funds.
The Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) Program Members only Login
In recent years, policymakers have considered several legislative options to help finance water infrastructure projects, including projects to build and upgrade wastewater and drinking water treatment systems. This report examines one particular...
WIFIA Letter of Interest Submission and Project SelectionMembers only Login
Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) Letter of Interest Submission and Project Selection - Learn about the process for prospective borrowers to submit a WIFIA letter of interest and for EPA to evaluate them.
Durango & Alamosa: Revolving Loan Funds at their BestMembers only Login
Durango and Alamosa are two model success stories for using targeted revolving loan funds to promote, create, and assist businesses in their communities. Patrick Waggoner, Justin Fazzari, and Kevin Wilkins showcase how some selected business...
WIFIA and the US Water Infrastructure GapMembers only Login
The Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act, “WIFIA,” is a funding mechanism that was enacted to address the US water infrastructure gap. WIFIA aims to encourage private investment in public water infrastructure projects, and the EPA...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Opportunities and Advancements in Water FinanceMembers only Login
During this installment of the CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series, learn from expert speakers Jordan Dorfman from the EPA, Tyler Old from PFM, John DeLuca from CoBank, and Jong Sook Nee from McManimon, Scotland & Baumann, LLC as...
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