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TRENTON, N.J. -- The Christie Administration awarded nearly $16 million in Clean Communities grants to help municipalities and counties fund litter cleanup efforts that help beautify New Jersey’s communities and roadsides.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens has awarded "Clean Air Grants," to 13 New York communities. The grants are designed to assist counties, towns and villages in reducing open burning of leaves and other organic materials, educate residents about the dangers of open burning and assist with the purchasing of recycling and composting equipment.
BOSTON, Mass. -- The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center and the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources Green Communities Division announced a $500,000 pilot program to help local communities identify energy efficiency, renewable energy and other clean energy strategies to meet local energy needs.
Recipient: Kansas Housing Resources Corp
BOSTON, Mass. -- The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center and the Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center announced $200,000 in new grants to Massachusetts entrepreneurs as part of their commitment to NECEC Institute’s Cleantech Innovations New England program. These grants are issued through the MassCEC Catalyst Program, which funds the commercialization of new clean energy technologies from Massachusetts’ startup companies or being spun out our world-class research institutions.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency granted a petition submitted by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection to limit sulfur dioxide emissions from a Pennsylvania power plant that are adversely impacting air quality in Warren, Sussex, Morris and Hunterdon counties in New Jersey. This is the first single-source petition the agency has granted and it will require the Portland Generating Station in Northampton County, Pa., to significantly cut its SO2 emissions within three years, with a portion of those cuts happening by the end of the first year. Carried across state lines by wind and weather, SO2 can aggravate asthma and cause other respiratory problems. SO2 emissions can also react in the air and contribute to harmful levels of particle pollution, which is linked to widespread illnesses and premature deaths.
BOSTON, Mass. -- The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center and the Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center announced seven awardees will receive grants under the MassCEC Catalyst Program, aimed at commercializing the pioneering clean energy technologies coming out of Massachusetts’ world-class research institutions and now also startups based in Massachusetts. The seven awards will go to four Massachusetts-based startups and three Massachusetts institutions and total $250,000.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- U.S. EPA Regional Administrator Jared Blumenfeld announced $5 million in funding that will pay for cleaner locomotives throughout the San Joaquin Valley, including a state-of-the art locomotive operating between the Port of Stockton and Lodi. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and its partners in the valley, the California Air Resources Board and the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District made the announcement at the Central California Traction Rail Company in Stockton, Calif.
Recipient: Chicago, City of
Recipient: City of Indianapolis
Recipient: Dallas, City of
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- As part of efforts to help Tribal communities across the country enhance their energy security and build a sustainable energy future, the U.S. Department of Energy and the Denali Commission announced that five Alaska Native communities will receive technical expertise through the Strategic Technical Assistance Response Team program. Building on five technical assistance awards made last year, the projects selected will further accelerate local clean energy and energy efficiency projects that advance energy self-sufficiency and job creation in rural Alaska.
Recipient: City of Nampa
BOSTON -- The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center and the Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center announced that four clean energy researchers will receive grants under the MassCEC Catalyst Program, which supports the commercialization of game-changing clean energy technologies coming out of Massachusetts' world-class research institutions.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Rick Sullivan recently announced that the Community Music School has received $124,000 in grant funding from ReBuild Western Massachusetts, a program that offers grants and no-interest loans to residents, businesses and non-profit groups affected by the June 1, 2011 tornado.
Recipient: Lexington-fayette Urban County Government
SOUTHGATE, Mich. -- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 Administrator Susan Hedman joined U.S. Rep. John Dingell in southeast Michigan to announce the award of a $1 million brownfield grant to the Downriver Community Conference.
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan announced that HUD will be investing an additional $67 million towards creating stronger, more sustainable communities that connect housing to jobs while fostering local innovation and building a clean energy economy through its Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grant program.
BOSTON, Mass. -- The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center and the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources’ Green Communities Division announced the six municipal governments and regional planning authorities who will participate in a $500,000 pilot program to help local communities identify energy efficiency, renewable energy and other clean energy strategies to meet local energy needs.
BOSTON, Mass. -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is providing more than $1.5 million for four projects in Massachusetts to improve air quality through rapid deployment of clean diesel technologies. The EPA funds are part of a larger collaborative effort between EPA and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and several other organizations, to leverage significant resources to reduce diesel emissions, improve public health and promote clean diesel technology.
Recipient: Environmental Quality, Idaho Department of
Recipient: Environmental Protection, Nevada Division of
Recipient: Portland, City of
Recipient: Ecology, Washington State Department of
Recipient: Environmental Quality, Michigan Department of