EPA Celebrates Massachusetts Efforts to Combat Climate Change | US EPA
Commonwealth joins new Climate Pollution Reduction Grant Program – funds from Pres. Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act
CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Deputy Administrator Janet McCabe today joined Massachusetts Governor Maura Healey in Cambridge, marking the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ participation in a landmark Biden-Harris Administration program to address climate change created by President Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act. Under the new Climate Pollution Reduction Grants (CPRG) program, EPA is working with states, local governments, Tribes, and territories to develop innovative strategies to cut climate pollution and build clean energy economies.
“Tackling the climate crisis demands a sense of urgency to protect people and the planet,” said EPA Deputy Administrator Janet McCabe. “President Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act is a historic opportunity to provide communities across the country with the resources they need to protect people from harmful…