EPA Unveils Billions For Local Climate Plans, But Four States Reject Funds

September 20, 2023
EPA is making available $4.6 billion in competitive grants for states and local governments to implement a variety of projects that cut carbon emissions pursuant to mitigation plans they drafted earlier this year, though agencies in four states -- Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, South Dakota -- are not eligible for funds as they declined to draft plans. “This gives the cities and states [and] tribes the ability to create a platform by which they can execute a much larger pollution reduction...

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