EPA is pleased to announce that our initial port and community collaboration pilot projects are located in
Savannah, GA; and New Orleans, LA.
A third pilot project is planned for the future in
More than 20 near-port communities and ports submitted applications to be considered for the first series of pilot projects utilizing EPA's
capacity building tools
Congratulations to the following applicants.
- Harambee House, Inc. (Savannah)
- Port of New Orleans, in collaboration with Lower 9th Ward Center for Sustainable Engagement and Development, and with Deep South Center for Environmental Justice (New Orleans)
- Port of Seattle and Just Health Action (Seattle)
The pilot projects will promote collaboration between the port industry, communities, and government to facilitate timely and effective infrastructure development while
improving public health.
For more information, go to the Ports Initiative