The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released a report that shows compelling and clear evidence of long-term changes to our climate, and highlights impacts on human health and the environment in the United States and around the world.
The grants come under the state’s Responsible Growth and Transit-Oriented Development Grant Program, which is administered by the Office of Policy and Management (OPM) and relies on a combination of funding from the Responsible Growth Incentive Fund and the Transit-Oriented Development and Pre-development Fund.
Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) continues to make progress on a series of historic Requests for Proposals (RFPs) to secure, new cost-effective clean energy resources that will help to ensure affordable and reliable electricity for Connecticut families and businesses – especially during winter months when demand for electricity is high.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced $8.5 million in research funding to 12 universities to protect air quality from the current and future challenges associated with the impacts of climate change.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), and NIH’s National Toxicology Program (NTP) within the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) have announced a new challenge that will award up to $1 million to improve the relevance and predictivity of data generated from automated chemical screening technology used for toxicity testing.
The Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation (CIRCA) is a partnership of the University of Connecticut and the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CT DEEP). The mission of CIRCA is to assist Connecticut towns and cities adapt to a changing climate and to enhance the resilience of their infrastructure.
The 2016 Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) & HazMat Open Enrollment Training schedule has been finalized for 2016.
Massachusetts Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Matthew A. Beaton announced that his office is soliciting proposals for funding to help restore cold-water fisheries habitat in the North River sub-watershed of the Deerfield River watershed.
The EPA has provided additional grants of $4.3 million in supplemental funding for communities in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts and Vermont to carry out cleanup and redevelopment projects at contaminated Brownfields properties.
The EPA has joined state and local dignitaries to announce $5 million in federal funding to continue efforts of the Southeast New England Program for Coastal Watershed Restoration.