EPA announces $1 million for innovative Climate Pollution projects in the Salt Lake City
Funds awarded to Salt Lake City made possible by the Inflation Reduction Act
SALT LAKE CITY – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that Salt Lake City will receive up to $1 million from the agency’s Climate Pollution Reduction Act grant program to coordinate with other local governments and develop innovative strategies to cut climate pollution and build clean energy economies in communities across the metropolitan area. This program, funded through the Inflation Reduction Act, provides flexible planning resources to local governments, states, tribes and territories for climate solutions that protect communities from pollution and advance environmental justice.
“This is the first step in a strategic effort to help our cities build common-sense solutions to reduce climate pollution,” said EPA Regional Administrator KC Becker. “EPA looks forward to supporting locally-grown projects that will make the Salt Lake City area healthier and…