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Local governments, businesses and individuals can address climate change by reducing energy use, water use and waste, which helps the environment and can also reduce energy costs.

Learn what you can do:

Region 5 encourages businesses, local governments, and other organizations to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and save on costs through EPA's energy efficiency and climate change partnership programs.

Region 5 has staff contacts for each of these EPA Partnership programs that your organization can join:

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Metcalfe Federal Building Solar Panels. General Service Administration 2002

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Other climate programs that can assist your organization:

The Department of Energy also offers information, technical assistance, and financial assistance regarding energy efficiency and renewable energy for individuals, governments, and industry.

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