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OR Community Climate Investments Program Comments

On January 23, 2023 Geos Institute submitted comments to the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality regarding their Community Climate Investments Program. The OR DEQ issued a Request for Information to gain insights for how to best structure this program. The comments submitted by the Geos Institute included

  • Recommending awarded entities demonstrate strong connections to environmental justice organizations in the communities they will serve;
  • Flexibility in project types;
  • Seeking out projects with co-benefits and those that address other community concerns;
  • Supporting organizations with the administrative tasks of the program;
  • Promoting innovative partnerships

Read the full comments here.

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