CAL FIRE Announces Urban Forestry and Forest Legacy Grants to Reduce Greenhouse Gases

CAL FIRE Announces Urban Forestry and Forest Legacy Grants to Reduce Greenhouse Gases

CAL FIRE announced today the award of nearly $20 million in grants to local groups that will help the state reduce greenhouse gas emissions and sequester carbon. The grants will add trees to urban communities and protect more than 2,400 acres of forest from development.

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California Department of Food and Agriculture Funds 5 Dairy Digester Projects in the Central Valley

California Department of Food and Agriculture Funds 5 Dairy Digester Projects in the Central Valley

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has selected five projects for approximately $11.1 million in grants to implement digester technology on California dairy operations that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) from dairy manure.

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Nearly $22 Million Awarded to 86 Projects Under Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund

Nearly $22 Million Awarded to 86 Projects Under Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund

Caltrans today announced that 86 more local projects that improve public transportation and will reduce greenhouse gas emissions were issued funding from the Low Carbon Transit Operations Program. This program is one of the strategies the state is employing to meet its ambitious goals to address climate change, and specifically prioritizes projects that will serve disadvantaged communities. California Climate Investments, such as this, are programs funded by the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund using proceeds from the state’s cap-and-trade auctions.

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Transportation Agency Backs $224 Million In Transit And Intercity Rail Grants

Transportation Agency Backs $224 Million In Transit And Intercity Rail Grants

The California State Transportation Agency today announced this year’s recipients of $224 million in competitive grants that support high-quality public transportation and reduce greenhouse gas emissions causing worldwide climate change. These climate investments are funded by the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund using proceeds from the state’s cap-and-trade auctions.

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Department of Water Resources Announces Final Funding Awards for Grants to Save Water and Energy

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) today announced the award of $28 million to 22 entities for 25 projects that will save water and energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The grants will help California respond to the immediate drought while building resiliency to cope with future droughts and climate change. 

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Historic New CalRecycle Grants to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Historic New CalRecycle Grants to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Strengthening recycling’s role in the fight against climate change, the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) today announced eight projects it will support with its newly established greenhouse gas reduction grants. In all, $19.5 million has been earmarked for construction of new facilities, expansion of existing facilities, and equipment upgrades to process greater amounts of recycled materials.

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