Financing Environmental Protection

Washington, DC (August 1, 2008)- In the next twenty years cities, counties, and tribes will need to spend billions of dollars to improve capital assets and remain in compliance with federal environmental laws. New technologies and asset management techniques may help local governments create a plan to finance major capital assets, ensure compliance with environmental statutes and regulations, and minimize health and environmental risks.

The U.S. EPA provides a step-by-step financial planning process to help communities determine capital asset technical and financial needs and find available air, waste, and water resources to meet compliance goals.
Learn about the ins and outs of financing environmental systems, modifying rates, capital investment, asset replacement, and other fundamental financial management decisions. Also brush up on various options and obtain practical resources to improve public health by ensuring that your community has sound financing plans to pay for environmental infrastructure.
Related Resources:
US EPA- Financing Environmental Protection
Financial Dashboard- Environmental Compliance Center at Boise State University
Challenges and Solutions of Environmental Protection- ICMA Webcast