CARB’s Proposed Triennial Strategic Research Plan Fiscal Years 2018-2021

This report, The Proposed Triennial Strategic Research Plan for Fiscal Years 2018-2021 (Plan), reflects a concerted effort to identify the areas of CARB’s highest priority research needs for the next three years. The research initiatives outlined in this Plan describe the research questions that CARB aims to address through in-house and externally contracted research projects.…

Building America: Field Studies of Indoor Air Quality in New U.S. Homes – July 11

Since 2008, California has required whole dwelling mechanical ventilation compliant with ASHRAE Standard 62.2. A field study was undertaken to measure ventilation system airflows, air pollutant concentrations, and exhaust fan use in these homes to determine if the ventilation systems are providing acceptable indoor air quality, as intended. Concentrations of fine particulate matter (PM2.5), NO2,…

New Federal Agency Resources: Climate Change Fact Sheets, Funding for Air Sensor Best Practices, Tribal Clean Energy

See below for coverage of new resources and funding opportunities from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)’s September State and Local Climate and Energy Program newsletter. To subscribe to the newsletter directly visit USEPA’s page here. (more…)

New Study Proposes Storage and Demand Response to Limit Air Pollution

A new study proposes storage and demand response to avoid extra air pollution while meeting peak demand. As shared by Greentech Media: We’ve heard about the value of energy storage for integrating renewables, shaving peak demand and regulating frequency, but there’s another service it can provide: combating air pollution. (more…)

Looking for Funding? More than $177 Million is Available for State and Local Government Activities on Coastal Resiliency, Health Impacts of Climate Change, HUD Choice Neighborhoods, and More

Shared in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s State and Local Climate and Energy Newsletter below, more than $177 million in funding and technical assistance is available for state, local, and tribal governments from (more…)