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Climate Change Contacts

Pacific Southwest, Region 9

Serving: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands, Tribal Nations

Climate Change in the Pacific Southwest
— Partnership Programs

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EPA has developed many voluntary partnership programs which target reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and provide useful information and tools to help you find innovative ways to reduce your carbon footprint.

This page provides information and links to both comprehensive guides and to individual partnership programs that cover many different sectors and types of activities.

Comprehensive Guides

business guideUse this business guide (PDF) (50 pp, 1.9M) to help you identify those EPA Partnership Programs that make the most sense for your business and climate stewardship.
local government guideEPA has published this guide for local governments to implement their Climate Action Plans, including a comprehensive list of partnership programs and funding sources.

Partnership Programs

Agstar logoThe AgSTAR program encourages the use of methane recovery (biogas) at confined animal feeding operations, reducing methane emissions while achieving other environmental benefits.

Contact Cara Gillen

Clean Energy-Environment State Partnership logoThe State and Local Climate and Energy Program offers expertise about energy efficiency, renewable energy, and climate change policies and programs to interested state, local, and tribal governments.

clean up clean airThe goal of Clean up Clean Air is to encourage, facilitate, and support diesel emissions and greenhouse gas reductions technologies and practices at Superfund cleanup and redevelopment sites.

Contact Harold Ball

combined heat and power partnershipCombined Heat and Power Partnership is a voluntary program seeking to reduce the environmental impact of power generation by promoting the use of CHP, also known as cogeneration.

Contact Ray Saracino

energy starENERGY STAR is a joint program of EPA and the U.S. Department of Energy helping to save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices.

Contact Cara Gillen

GreenChill Advanced Refrigeration Partnership logoThe GreenChill Advanced Refrigeration Partnership is an EPA cooperative alliance with the supermarket industry and other stakeholders to promote advanced technologies, strategies, and practices that reduce refrigerant charges and emissions of ozone-depleting substances and greenhouse gases.

Contact Ray Saracino

Logo for Green PowerAcross America, consumers increasingly have a choice when they buy electricity. This now includes the ability to buy green power, generated from renewable energy sources. EPA's Green Power Partnership recognizes organizations that demonstrate environmental leadership by choosing green power.

Contact Ray Saracino

landfill methane outreach programEPA's Landfill Methane Outreach Program (LMOP) is an assistance and partnership program that promotes the use of landfill gas as a renewable, green energy source.

Contact Ray Saracino

smart growth networkThe Smart Growth Network helps communities find tools and information to expand their economies while protecting public health and the environment.

Contact Carolyn Mulvihill

SmartWay logoSmartWay is EPA's voluntary program for improving fuel efficency and reducing greenhouse gas and air pollution from the transportation sector.

Contact Trina Martynowicz

wastewiseThe WasteWise program targets the recycling and reduction of municipal solid waste and the purchase of green products, both of which can significantly reduce a community's carbon footprint.

Contact Tom Huettman

watersense logoWaterSense is a partnership program that makes it easy to save water and protect the environment by looking for the WaterSense label to choose quality, water-efficient products.

Contact Charlotte Ely

west coast collaborative logoThe West Coast Collaborative Exiting EPA (disclaimer) is a partnership between federal, state, and local governments focused on reducing diesel emissions along the Western United States.

Contact Penelope McDaniel


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