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Search Results: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
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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...
Rural Development and Small Town Approaches to Access to Capital - Environmental Infrastructure FundingMembers only Login
Urban communities like Cleveland and Cincinnati are not the only places looking for help to fund economic development. Ohio is filled with rural communities and small towns that are also in need of financing strategies. These areas face unique...
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San Francisco Public Utility Commission plans to replace its existing, outdated 60-year old solids treatment facilities with new facilities.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...
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.
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...
Getting to Green: Paying for Green InfrastructureMembers only Login
Green Infrastructure practices typically involve compact design to retain or manage stormwater from individual or neighborhood group parcels. The information presented in this report is targeted at people making decisions about how to finance those...
WIFIA Project Approval and Closing
Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) Project Approval and Closing - Learn about application submission and evaluation, term sheet development, and closing.
WIFIA Project SelectionMembers only Login
Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) Project Selection - Learn about the application and selection process, including the letter of interest components, selection criteria and their weights, and preliminary creditworthiness and...
WIFIA Program OverviewMembers only Login
Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) Program Overview - Learn about the WIFIA program's eligibility and statutory requirements, loan terms and conditions, and credit policies.
Addressing the Challenge of Aging Water Infrastructure Through Science and InnovationMembers only Login
The U.S. population is increasing and shifting geographically. Communities across the country are facing challenges in making costly upgrades and repairs to their aging water infrastructure, which includes drinking water and wastewater conveyance...
Arizona's Brownfields ProgramMembers only Login
Jennie Cure, Brownfields Coordinator of the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality, explains rules and regulations of Arizona's Brownfields Program with supporting case studies.
Eagle Mill Roadmap to Redevelopment
As part of the Brownfields Technical Assistance Program, this report from CDFA staff and technical advisors provides financing recommendations for the Eagle Mill redevelopment in Lee, Massachusetts.
Cleaning Up Brownfields and Getting to "No Further Action" in All 50 States
This report from the US EPA is meant to be a guide for owners of brownfields properties on the general requirements for entering a brownfield into a state cleanup program and the process for attaining a state decision or certification of the need...
Metaldyne Roadmap to Redevelopment
As part of the Brownfields Technical Assistance Program, this report from CDFA staff and technical advisors provides redevelopment recommendations for the Metaldyne brownfield site located in Bedford Heights, Ohio.
MPM Roadmap to Redevelopment
As part of the Brownfields Technical Assistance Program, this report from CDFA staff and technical advisors provides redevelopment recommendations for the 74th & Ashland brownfield site located in Englewood, Illinois.
Palm Beach County Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund Program
Greg Vaday of Palm Beach County discusses how to establish a RLF within the parameters of EPA funding.
Setting the Stage for Leveraging Resources for Brownfields Revitalization
This guide from the U.S. EPA provides guidance and technical assistance to localities and brownfields practitioners on leveraging resources for brownfields revitalization. This guide explores how communities can prepare to successfully leverage...
CDFA Brownfields Financing Webinar Series: Reaching Your Redevelopment Goals with Brownfields Revolving Loan Funds
As part of the CDFA Brownfields Technical Assistance Program, the fifth installment of the Brownfields Financing Webinar Series highlights the key features of a successful Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund and the commonalities and challenges...
Water Infrastructure Investment Needs in MichiganMembers only Login
Public Sector Consultants Inc. conducted a report for MITA to study Michigan's Water Infrastructure Investment Needs. The results of the study provide important information that is worth evaluating as the state works to resolve the rising...
Rural Environmental Justice and ComplianceMembers only Login
Suzi Ruhl, Senior Attorney Advisor, US EPA details environmental justice and compliance as it relates to rural development.
EPA Region 9 Fact Sheet
Region 9 released this valuable fact sheet on how EPA's Brownfields Program can work for your community.
Financial Resources for Petroleum Brownfields
Many local, state, and federal government environmental and economic development programs provide financial assistance in the form of grants and cleanup funds for petroleum brownfields.
Leveraging the Partnership: HUD, DOT, EPA
This guide to federal programs is intended to help communities identify resources available to support their efforts to promote livable and sustainable communities. The Partnership agencies administer grants, programs, and technical assistance...
2015 CDFA California Brownfields Financing Workshop: Brownfields Grants Resources Chart
A resource chart from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that outlines the brownfield grants and technical assistance available to communities.
State and Local Financing Strategies for Brownfields-MilwaukeeMembers only Login
David Misky of the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Milwaukee shares some local brownfield redevelopment strategies listing the financial tools used to complete the projects.
EPA Brownfields Funding in Support of Community RevitalizationMembers only Login
Patricia Overmeyer of the U.S. EPA goes through the various funding opportunities available from the agency to clean up and redevelop brownfield sites.
Smart Growth Self Assessment Rural CommunitiesMembers only Login
The EPA's Smart Growth Self-Assessment for Rural Communities is a compilation of strategies, organized by 11 common “goal areas,” to build healthy, environmentally resilient, and economically robust places.
Evans-Fintube Roadmap to Redevelopment
As part of the Brownfields Technical Assistance Program, this report from CDFA staff and technical advisors provides redevelopment recommendations for the Evans-Fintube site located in Tulsa, OK.
Energy Development FinanceMembers only Login
Asim Haque, Commissioner for the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, describes the U.S. EPA's Clean Power Plan as it relates energy development finance in Ohio.
Brownfields Case Study - MilwaukeeMembers only Login
This study from Partnership for Sustainable Communities examines how brownfields projects in Milwaukee, WI can be transformed into opportunities for urban redevelopment. The North End and Park East Corridor projects are examples of how to leverage...
CDFA Brownfields Financing Webinar Series: New Investments with NMTC
As part of the CDFA Brownfields Technical Assistance Program, this third installment of the Brownfields Financing Webinar Series focuses on the recent allocation of $3.5 billion in New Markets Tax Credit awards by the U.S. Treasury Department’s CDFI...
2015 Brownfields Financing Webinar Series: New Investments with NMTC (slides)
Presentation slides from the CDFA Brownfields Redevelopment Financing Webinar Series on August 13, 2015
Brownfields Redevelopment: A Compendium of Case Studies, Volume 1
This report from the US Conference of Mayors provides several success stories in brownfield redevelopment from cities that have demonstrated their ability to utilize a variety of private and public resources.
CDFA Brownfields Redevelopment Webinar: Financing Post Disaster Recovery
As part of the CDFA Brownfields Technical Assistance Program, this second installment of the Brownfields Financing Webinar Series focuses on disaster recovery assistance and highlights best practice examples, case studies, and brownfield...
Getting to Green: Paying for Stormwater and Green InfrastructureMembers only Login
The U.S. EPA released this report as a general guide local decision-makers, summarizing the advantages and disadvantages of the funding sources for green infrastructure and stormwater utilities in particular.
CDFA Brownfields Technical Assistance Program Fact Sheet
This helpful fact sheet provides communities looking to finance the redevelopment of their brownfield sites an overview of the tools available through CDFA's Brownfield Technical Assistance Program.
IMCP Program - Application Strategy Session PresentationsMembers only Login
Launched in 2013, IMCP is a national competition that designates up to 12 manufacturing communities. In addition to national recognition, communities receive a federal liaison, promotion, and the potential for targeted investments from 11 federal...
CDFA — EPA Brownfields Financing Webinar Series: Financing Tools for Transformation
As part of the CDFA Brownfields Technical Assistance Program, this debut webinar highlights communities that have successfully employed the development finance toolbox to transform former brownfield sites into economic assets. Learn how tools such...
CDFA Brownfields Financing Toolkit
The CDFA Brownfields Financing Toolkit provides communities with an easy-to-use, best practices resource on brownfields redevelopment. The toolkit brings together the best financing concepts and techniques to provide a comprehensive response to...
Brownfields Case Study - Indianapolis Trail
This study from Partnership for Sustainable Communities highlights the Indianapolis Cultural Trails and the successful efforts to increase brownfield redevelopment along the trail and encompassing neighborhoods. The city utilized an EPA assessment...
Brownfields Case Study - Greenville, SC
This case study from Partnership for Sustainable Communities highlights a brownfield redevelopment project on the West Side of Greenville, SC that relied heavily on Brownfield Site Assessment Grants to identify reuse opportunities within the project...
Brownfields Case Study - Montgomery, ALMembers only Login
This study from Partnership for Sustainable Communities examines the Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail that included 18 brownfield site assessment in the underserved communities along the trail. The project utilized a collaborative...
Federal Resources for Sustainable Rural CommunitiesMembers only Login
This guide to HUD, DOT, EPA, and USDA programs highlights federal resources rural communities can use to promote economic competitiveness, protect healthy environments, and enhance quality of life.
Local Foods, Local Places Initiative Community ListMembers only Login
The White House Rural Council and six federal agencies selected 26 communities to participate in Local Foods, Local Places, a federal initiative providing direct technical support and expertise to community partners integrating local food systems...
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