EPA announces $1 million for innovative Climate Pollution projects in the Denver area |
Funds awarded to Denver Regional Council of Governments made possible by the Inflation Reduction Act
DENVER – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) will receive up to $1 million from the agency’s Climate Pollution Reduction Act grant program to develop innovative strategies to cut climate pollution and build clean energy economies in communities across the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood Metropolitan Statistical 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…