EPA New England Awards Nearly $5M to State of Massachusetts and Two Metropolitan Areas
Massachusetts will receive nearly $3 million and Boston and Worcester metropolitan areas will each receive $1 million made possible by the Inflation Reduction Act
BOSTON (Aug. 30, 2023) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Region 1 is awarding a total of nearly $5 million from the agency’s Climate Pollution Reduction Grants (CPRG) program to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and two metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) in Massachusetts.
Awards given to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as well as the MSAs of Boston-Cambridge-Newton and Worcester will fund the development of plans and innovative strategies to cut climate pollution and build clean energy economies. Working in tandem with other programs also funded by the Inflation Reduction Act, CPRG provides flexible planning resources to local governments, states, Tribes, and territories for climate solutions that protect communities from pollution and advance environmental justice.
“Congratulations to the Commonwealth of…