Twenty-nine new electric school buses will serve students throughout Sacramento County. The buses’ routes run primarily through disadvantaged communities, reducing air pollution from diesel exhaust in these neighborhoods and helping to protect children’s health.Read More
The Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District (AQMD) and its partners today launched Our Community CarShare Sacramento, a clean vehicle sharing program serving disadvantaged communities.Read More
Existing milk producers and dairy digester developers can apply for funding of up to $3 million per project for anaerobic digestion projects that provide quantifiable greenhouse gas reductions. The program requires a minimum of 50 percent of total project cost as matching funds.
The report tracks the progress of the California Climate Investments, which awarded and implemented more than $500 million in new funding last year and more than doubled the number of projects statewide, spread over 57 of California’s 58 counties. The report was released today by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and the California Department of Finance.
Nearly 2,000 trees will be planted by 11 community groups from Sacramento to Riverside under grants announced today by CAL FIRE and its nonprofit urban forestry partner, California ReLeaf. The trees will help clean the air, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and the planting effort will help educate residents in disadvantaged communities about the benefits of urban forests.Read More
The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has selected 10 organizations that will provide hands-on technical assistance to prospective State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program (SWEEP) applicants.Read More
An estimated $29-36 million in competitive grant funding will be awarded to provide financial assistance for the installation of dairy digesters that result in reduced greenhouse gas emissions from California dairy operations.Read More
Members of the public are invited to participate in community meetings to discuss use of proceeds raised through the state’s Cap-and-Trade auctions to fund projects that reduce greenhouse gases in disadvantaged and low-income communities through the California Climate Investments initiative.Read More
The group of projects moves forward the Brown Administration’s focus on reducing harmful greenhouse gas emissions while advancing the state’s public transportation system. This year’s awards total $390 million in competitive grants made possible through the state’s Cap and Trade auction proceeds.Read More