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P2RIC A Look Ahead: December 8, 2017

December 8, 2017 Here’s a look at upcoming sustainability webinars, conferences, and events for technical assistance professionals. This bulletin is posted every two weeks. Please note times are in Central Standard Time (CST). For the most current information check out the P2RIC Calendar at P2RIC.org or look us up on Facebook and Twitter for the latest news and updates on sustainability issues! Conferences & Events EVENT: December 12, 2017 (8:30 am-2:00 pm) Urban Wood Seminar and Workshop Partnering for efficiency: Dwayne Sperber of Wudeward Urban Forest Products will discuss the…

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P2RIC A Look Ahead: November 24, 2017

November 24, 2017 Here’s a look at upcoming sustainability webinars, conferences, and events for technical assistance professionals. This bulletin is posted every two weeks. Please note times are in Central Standard Time (CST). For the most current information check out the P2RIC Calendar at P2RIC.org or look us up on Facebook and Twitter for the latest news and updates on sustainability issues! Conferences & Events EVENT: December 12, 2017 (8:30 am-2:00 pm) Urban Wood Seminar and Workshop Partnering for efficiency: Dwayne Sperber of Wudeward Urban Forest Products will discuss the…

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P2RIC A Look Ahead: November 10, 2017

November 10, 2017 Here’s a look at upcoming sustainability webinars, conferences, and events for technical assistance professionals. This bulletin is posted every two weeks. Please note times are in Central Standard Time (CST). For the most current information check out the P2RIC Calendar at P2RIC.org or look us up on Facebook and Twitter for the latest news and updates on sustainability issues! Conferences & Events EVENT: November 13, 2017 (5:30 pm-7:30 pm) Pizza, Beer, and Networking The Green Business Network’s Fall Social at Boulevard Brewery is back and is…

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Community Planning Assistance Teams

APA, through its professional institute AICP, organizes volunteer planning teams tailored specifically to a community’s needs. Members offer their time and expertise to people and places where additional resources are needed. This program is supported by volunteer professionals, community contributions, and grant funding. Why CPAT?  By pairing a multidisciplinary team of expert planning professionals from around the country with community members, key stakeholders, and relevant decision makers, the place-based initiative seeks to foster community education, engagement, and empowerment. Each team…

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FY 2018 Brownfields Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund, and Cleanup Grant Guidelines

These Brownfields grants may be used to address sites contaminated by petroleum and hazardous substances, pollutants, or contaminants (including hazardous substances co-mingled with petroleum). The proposal submission deadline is November 16, 2017.  Assessment Grants (funded over three years) Community-wide or Site-Specific Applicants: Applicants may apply for up to $200,000 in hazardous substances funding or up to $200,000 in petroleum funding. Community-wide Applicants: Applicants applying for both hazardous substances funding and petroleum funding may request a combined total up to $300,000; however the request for hazardous…

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2017 School Bus Diesel Rebates

The Diesel Emissions Reduction Act of 2010 (7 pp, 133 K, January 2011) allows EPA to offer rebates in addition to grants to reduce harmful emissions from older, dirtier diesel vehicles. The rebate program has funded vehicle replacements or retrofits for over 600 vehicles to date. Typically, the rebate application period opens in the fall and projects are completed in less than one year. School buses travel over four billion miles each year, providing the safest transportation to and from school for more than 25…

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Local Foods, Local Places Toolkit

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a new toolkit to help communities interested in using local foods to support downtown and neighborhood revitalization.  The Local Foods, Local Places toolkit includes step-by-step instructions for community-led workshops that allow local officials, community groups, businesses and citizens to explore the benefits of using farmers markets, community kitchens and other food-related enterprises to revitalize communities and develop action plans for pursuing those goals. To access the toolkit visit: https://goo.gl/LhWh7D To learn more about Local Foods,…

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P2RIC A Look Ahead: October 27, 2017

October 27, 2017 Here’s a look at upcoming sustainability webinars, conferences, and events for technical assistance professionals. This bulletin is posted every two weeks. Please note times are in Central Standard Time (CST). For the most current information check out the P2RIC Calendar at P2RIC.org or look us up on Facebook and Twitter for the latest news and updates on sustainability issues! Conferences & Events EVENT: October 26-27, 2017 2017 Nebraska Water Center Symposium: Managing Impacts to Water Quality in Production Agriculture Hosted by the Nebraska Water Center, part…

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