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Water Infrastructure and Resiliency Finance Center

Innovative Financing Strategies for Reducing Nutrients

EPA's Water and Infrastructure and Resiliency Finance Center is hosting a series of four webinars covering innovative financing mechanisms in both the public and private sectors for reducing nutrients. Each webinar delves into case studies of successful approaches from across the country.


Federal Financing for Nutrient Reductions: Grants and Lending Opportunities

This webinar, held June 12, 2019, covers federal grants and innovative financing options. Featured speakers highlight financing opportunities from U.S. EPA and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and discuss innovative approaches for funding point source and nonpoint source control for nutrient reductions.

  • Scott Barringer, Deputy Assistant Administrator, Water and Environmental Programs (USDA Rural Development)
  • Raffael Stein, Director, Water Infrastructure Division (U.S. EPA Office of Wastewater Management)
  • Tom Wall, Director, Watershed Restoration, Assessment, and Protection Division (U.S. EPA Office of Wetlands, Oceans and Watersheds)
  • ​Click "" below to view a video of the webinar.

Private Sector Financing Solutions for Nutrient Reductions

This webinar, held June 26, 2019, covers innovative private-sector financing solutions for reducing nutrients. Featured speakers highlight strategies including environmental impact bonds, and performance-based strategies using public-private financing.

  • Eric Letsinger, CEO, Quantified Ventures
  • Ashley Allen Jones, Founder and CEO, i2 Capital
  • ​Click "" below to view a video of the webinar.
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