Tag: grants


FY 2018 Brownfield Assessment Grants

On September 19, 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the 2018 guidelines for brownfield grant applicants to apply for a portion of the $50 million available for 2018 grant funding.  Brownfields are defined as “a property, the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of which may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a […]


5 EPA Brownfield Grants to 4 KY Projects

According to a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) news release dated May 31, 2017, EPA has approved five grants for projects in four Kentucky communities to be used for brownfield assessments and cleanups. The grants total $900,000 and will be used to assist the communities develop vacant or underutilized Brownfield properties and to encourage […]


Grant Money Available to Kentucky Municipalities

Finding money to repair and/or upgrade infrastructure in order to meet new regulatory requirements can be tough for municipalities. One potential source of funding that should be considered is grants made through Section 319(h) of the Clean Water Act, which addresses nonpoint source pollution. Funding is provided by the EPA to the state and can […]


EPA announcing $4 Million Grant Program to Improve Air Quality in Port Communities

EPA is announcing $4 million in grant funding to establish clean diesel projects aimed at reducing emissions from marine and inland water ports, many of which are in the areas that face environmental justice challenges. Most of the country’s busiest ports are located near large metropolitan areas and as a result people in nearby communities […]


Funding Assistance for Energy Start Ups Available

Finding and getting grants or loans for start-up energy projects requires real focus and a lot of information. SMG has been working with a number of companies to help locate, qualify for and manage this funding.  There are a couple of things that will make this road easier. Most federally-sourced funds will require a feasibility […]