USEPA Amends Risk Management Program for Chemical Facilities

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has finalized a rule to amend its Risk Management Program (RMP) regulations. The update aims to reduce the likelihood of accidental releases at chemical facilities and improve emergency response activities when those releases occur. “This rule is based on extensive engagement with nearly 1,800 people over the last two … Read more

USEPA Announces 2016 Environmental Education Local Grants Funding

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) is seeking grant proposals from eligible applicants for the 2016 round of funding from the Environmental Education (EE) Grants Program. The grants are intended to support local environmental education projects that promote environmental awareness and stewardship and help provide people with the skills to take responsible actions to protect … Read more

USEPA Launches Finance Center to Improve Community Water Infrastructure and Resiliency

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) launched the Water Infrastructure and Resiliency Finance Center in 2015 to help communities across the country improve their wastewater, drinking water, and stormwater systems, particularly through innovative financing. The Center is part of the “White House Build America Investment Initiative” – an effort to increase infrastructure investment and promote … Read more