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July 17, 2009

Sustainable Jersey Announcement

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Information Workshop on the Local Government Greenhouse Gas Reduction Grant Program

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:

Special Note: GREENHOUSE GAS GRANT PROGRAM – Deadline Extended to September 4, 2009.

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

Please note that on July 20, 2009 a workshop has been organized by New Jersey Future and NJSSI focusing ONLY on the Land Use Planning and Transportation projects eligible for this grant. The July 20th workshop at the Bloustein School is FULL. More information on this workshop can be found at:,%202009%20dep%20workshop.pdf


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