Climate Pollution Reduction Grant Program (CPRG)

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H-GAC is planning to lead the regional coalition to pursue Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Climate Pollution Reduction Implementation Grant. The projects included in this grant application were carefully selected to advance the strategies found in the regions Priority Climate Action Plan. The suite of actions described below maximize the impact from industries, government agencies, and businesses. The grant application represents a commitment to collaboration and coordination among eight implementing organizations working together to pursue a more sustainable future for everyone. We invite you to review the draft strategies and provide your feedback, comments, and suggestions.





H-GAC is planning to lead the regional coalition to pursue Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Climate Pollution Reduction Implementation Grant. The projects included in this grant application were carefully selected to advance the strategies found in the regions Priority Climate Action Plan. The suite of actions described below maximize the impact from industries, government agencies, and businesses. The grant application represents a commitment to collaboration and coordination among eight implementing organizations working together to pursue a more sustainable future for everyone. We invite you to review the draft strategies and provide your feedback, comments, and suggestions.




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    • Port Houston implements High Voltage Shore Power (HVSC) to reduce emissions and noise pollution. 

    • Port Houston procures Zero Emission cargo handling equipment (CHE) to enhance health and sustainability. 

    • Port Houston implements a Hydrogen MicroGrid to support sustainability efforts and decarbonize operations. 

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    • Harris County preserves 329-acre site for wetland mitigation and floodplain preservation.
    • Harris County CARES project enhances air quality monitoring to reduce exposure to hazardous air pollution.
    • Fort Bend County improves building efficiency through energy audits and weatherization programs.
    • City of Houston enhances community resilience and reduces greenhouse gas emissions through solar and storage microgrids.
    • The Houston Municipal Fleet Electrification project aims to increase EV adoption and expand EV charging infrastructure.
    • City of Houston expands Repair Cafe program to reduce waste sent to landfills and greenhouse gas emissions.
    • Houston's Brownfields to Brightfields project converts brownfields and landfills into community solar farms.
    • The ForUsTree collaborative project aims to boost tree canopy equity, community resilience, and green career access. It expands tree planting efforts, focusing on LIDAC communities to cut GHC and air pollution and foster workforce development.
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  • • H-GAC's Commute Solutions staff develops transportation demand management program to assist small businesses in LIDAC communities.

    • The H-GAC Clean Energy Fund provides financial and technical support to small businesses for clean energy measures.



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