Investing in America

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Interior Department Announces Next Steps to Implement President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda for Ecosystem&…

The Department of the Interior today announced a funding opportunity through President Biden’s Investing in America agenda for ecosystem and habitat restoration projects in the Upper Colorado River Basin that address impacts caused by drought. These funds will help increase community and landscape resiliency while restoring habitats and assisting in … [continued]

A NASA satellite image from June 8, 2022, reflects smoke and red “hot spots” of wildfire resulting from more than a dozen active fires in southwest Alaska, as the largest tundra fire on record at the time burned hundreds of thousands of acres in the Yukon Delta. Source: NASA MODIS

Biden–Harris Admin Advances Early Wildfire Detection by Expanding Use of Satellites as Part of Investing…

A collaborative agreement for use of NOAA satellites will help the Interior and Agriculture Departments detect wildfires early, track wildfires in real time, and provide data for public safety and air quality modeling The Biden–Harris administration yesterday announced it is taking additional steps to safeguard western communities in the face … [continued]

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Biden–Harris Administration Announces $4.3 Billion in Grants for Community-Driven Solutions to Cut Climate Pollution Across…

Funded by President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda, EPA announces 25 selected applications through competitive Climate Pollution Reduction Grants program to tackle climate change, improve air quality, and advance environmental justice When estimates provided by all selected applicants are combined, the proposed projects would reduce greenhouse gas pollution by as … [continued]

Conditional Commitment to Clean Flexible Energy to Build Utility-Scale Solar Generation& Storage in Puerto Rico

Leer en español The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Loan Programs Office (LPO) yesterday announced a conditional commitment for a loan guarantee of up to $861.3 million to Clean Flexible Energy, LLC. The loan guarantee will finance the construction of two solar photovoltaic (PV) farms equipped with battery storage and … [continued]

Marine debris technicians from the Papahānaumokuākea Marine Debris Project scour the shoreline of Midway Atoll on April 23, 2024 to remove extensive amounts of marine debris, including discarded nets which can entangle and kill birds, seals, turtles and destroy coral reefs. They harm native seabirds like the Laysan and Black-footed albatrosses, Hawaiian green sea turtles and Hawaiian monk seals. The removal project previously received support from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. Image credit: A. Sullivan Haskins/ PMDP Hawaii via NOAA

Biden–Harris Administration Invests $27 Million to Community-Driven Marine Debris Solutions Investing in America Agenda

Today, the Department of Commerce and NOAA announced $27 million in funding for projects to prevent and remove marine debris in coastal and Great Lakes communities as part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. This funding will support innovative research and foster local coalitions to … [continued]

Anza Electric Cooperative built a community solar project on the Tribal lands of the Santa Rosa Band of Cahuilla Indians. The project will help to enable access to affordable solar energy options for their tribal members and other LMI consumer-members. Anza Electric Cooperative, Inc

Biden-Harris Administration Invests $120 Million To Help Tribes Build Climate Resilience

SHELBYVILLE, Michigan — Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland this week announced the availability of $120 million in new funding supported by President Biden’s Investing in America agenda to help Tribal communities prepare for the most severe climate-related environmental threats to their homelands. The funding can be used by Tribes … [continued]

Biden-Harris Administration Announces Nearly $2 Billion to Support American Auto Workers, Convert Facilities for Electric…

Funding from President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda Will Retool or Retrofit 11 Existing Motor Vehicle Manufacturing Facilities to Support EV Manufacturing, Retaining and Creating Thousands of Good-Paying Union Jobs LANSING, MI — As part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced … [continued]

LPO Announces Conditional Commitment to ENTEK Lithium Separators to Build Indiana EV Battery Separator Manufacturing…

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Loan Programs Office (LPO) announced a conditional commitment of up to $1.2 billion for a direct loan to ENTEK Lithium Separators LLC (ENTEK). If finalized, the loan will substantially finance a new facility in Terre Haute, Indiana to manufacture lithium-ion battery separators. The separators will be used … [continued]

The Lithium-Ion Battery Supply Chain Database highlights companies at various points in the supply chain, ranging from mining and raw materials production to end-of-life recycling. Graphic by Joelynn Schroeder, NREL.

Biden-Harris Administration Announces $14 Million to Increase Domestic Battery Recycling

Funding from President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda Encourages Consumers to Safely Dispose of Used Batteries, Creating a Recycling Ecosystem that Boosts the Domestic Battery Supply Chain WASHINGTON, D.C. — As part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $14 million to increase consumer … [continued]