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Local Government Greenhouse Gas Grant Workshop
NJ Department of Environmental Protection
July 23, 2009 at 9:00 AM

To Mayors, Council Members and Department Heads:

On Thursday, July 23, 2009, the NJ Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) will be holding an Information Workshop on the Local Government Greenhouse Gas Reduction Grant Program.  For information on this new grant program, please visit the web page at: or if there are questions please email them to: 

Workshop Details:

Date:                Thursday, July 23, 2009
Time:               9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location:         Public Hearing Room, NJDEP Headquarters
401 E. State Street, Trenton, NJ  08625

The workshop will provide an overview of the grant program including local government eligibility, a description of all the types of projects eligible for the grant, funding levels, and the application process. 

Seating is limited to 150 people.  Preference will be given to eligible entities and their representatives.  Only  local government  agencies  are  eligible  to  apply  for  funding under  this  Grant Program.   A local government agency must be:  

•  a  contracting  unit  under  the  Local  Public  Contacts  Law  
(N.J.S.A.   40A:11‐2(1)) ,  i.e.,  municipality,  county  or  local  authority;  
•  a  board  of  education  under  the  Public  School  Contracts  Law
(N.J.S.A.  18A:18A‐2a); or   
•  a  county  college  under  the  County  College  Contracts  Law
(N.J.S.A.  18A:64A‐25.2b).
This event is FREE; however, registration is mandatory to attend. To register for the event, please send your contact information, including name, address, phone number, email address and name of the local government agency you are representing to or call (609) 292-2885.

Please note that on July 20, 2009 a similar workshop has been organized ONLY on the Land Use Planning and Transportation eligible related projects.  More information on this workshop can be found at:,%202009%20dep%20workshop.pdf

Thank you.

Very truly yours,


William G. Dressel, Jr.
Executive Director




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