Wildlife Habitat Council
EPA’s has entered into a cooperative agreement with the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) to research, test, develop and demonstrate the ways and means that state, local governments, industry and community groups can use ecological enhancements to increase the rate at which contaminated lands, both private and public (state, tribal, and local), can be restored for a variety of reuses including wildlife habitat enhancement as part of restoration designs. WHC has developed a Comprehensive Plan to address this initiative with EPA.
DOI/Groundwork Trust IAG
The Groundwork USA Initiative is a pilot program of the Department of Interior’s National Park Service Rivers & Trails Program in cooperation with EPA’s Brownfields Program to establish a network of independent nonprofit environmental businesses called Groundwork Trusts. Locally organized and controlled, Groundwork Trusts bring about the sustained regeneration, improvement and management of the physical environment by developing community-based partnerships which empower people, businesses and organizations to promote environmental, economic and social well being.
Other programs at EPA designed to foster sustainability.