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Advance Program

Currently, 40 areas are actively participating in Advance. These areas are located in 21 states and 9 of the 10 EPA Regions. They include 22 Ozone Advance areas, 9 PM Advance areas, and 9 areas that are participating in both Ozone and PM Advance.

Advance Program

The Advance Program supports states, tribes and local governments that want to take proactive steps to keep their air clean by promoting local actions to reduce ozone and/or fine particle pollution.

Basic Information

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Funding and Technical Assistance Opportunities

  • 2020 DERA Tribal Grants: In April, EPA announced availability of $2 million in grant funding for tribal applicants to establish diesel emission reduction projects. Deadline for applications is July 9, 2020.
  • Dept. of Energy, Renewable Energy Technical Assistance for State and Local Governments and Tribesongoing assistance opportunities.
  • EPA's Grants 101 Tutorial

Training & Education