Proposals Sought for Local Clean Air Projects

Earlier this week, CAPP released its ‘Notice of Funding Availability and Request for Proposals’ for “clean air projects” throughout Great Basin. Clean air projects are defined as improvements, replacements or programs that directly or indirectly result in air pollution reduction. For consideration, all proposed projects must be located within the Great Basin and be completed by December 31, 2013.

Residents of Inyo County’s southern Owen’s Valley who currently use old wood-burning heating systems may qualify for an existing CAPP-funded program already underway by the Inyo Mono Advocates for Community Action (IMACA). Targeted systems include fireplaces and most wood stoves built before 1990. Eligibility to participate in this “first come, first served” little to no cost program Continue reading