Climate Action and the Inflation Reduction Act: A Guide for Local Government Leaders

This guidebook (which was shared during the February 28th webinar) is intended to help mayors and their staff to understand the climate provisions included in the IRA, the opportunities for local government, and the multiple roles that mayors can play in maximizing the benefits of the law, while actively minimizing the real and potential harms posed to frontline communities exposed to fossil fuel infrastructure and development.

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Making Electric Vehicle Charging and Alternative Fueling the New Infrastructure Standard (CFI) Webinar Recording and Summary

This session featured Gabe Klein, Executive Director of the Joint Office of Energy and Transportation; Keith Benjamin, Associate Administrator for Highway Policy and External Affairs, Federal Highway Administration; Mayor Lauren McLean of Boise, ID; Mayor Andy Schor of Lansing, MI; Mayor Steve Patterson of Athens, OH and; Matt Stephens-Rich, Director of Technical Services for the Electrification Coalition who discussed what makes a competitive CFI application and how CFI funding fits within a city’s broader climate plan.

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Charging and Fueling Infrastructure (CFI)

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) established the new Charging and Fueling Infrastructure (CFI) Discretionary Grant Program, with $2.5 billion in appropriated over five years. Funding is available to strategically deploy EV charging and other alternative...

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