EJ Backers Fear EPA’s ‘Green Bank’ Funds Could Fail Without Safeguards

November 30, 2022
Environmental justice (EJ) advocates are expressing fears that EPA’s multi-level process for distributing $27 billion in clean energy grants from this summer’s climate law, much of which is targeted to disadvantaged communities, could ultimately mean the funds fail to reach those most in need. In addition, the EJ advocates are concerned that EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (GHGRF) could focus too heavily on rooftop solar projects that are difficult to spur benefits for low-income renters, and that the fund could...

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