Environmental Solutions Program
We provide environmental information relevant to your small business.
Being diligent about your small business’s environmental footprint can
save you time and money in the long run
DC Fast Charging Stations for Electric Vehicles
Idaho has grant money for electric vehicle DC fast charging stations. The grant funds are part of the settlement money awarded to the states as part of the VW diesel emissions cheating scandal.
Idaho wants to have fast chargers every 50 miles along designated EV corridors. Your business can apply.
Air Quality Resources
How can your business prepare for wildfire smoke?
One way is to limit work outdoors during poor air quality. Your business can plan ahead using the Air Now tools. Use your zip code for current air quality, the air quality forecast, and information on air quality monitors. Air Quality Index and Forecast
Want more details? There is a way to check how wildfires and smoke will impact your business. Use the Fire and Smoke Maps to see current wildfire locations and stats as well as the smoke plumes impacting your location.
Pollution Prevention Champion
Idaho DEQ announced four pollution prevention champions. One of these small businesses applied for the diesel replacement rebates that DEQ offers as part of the VW settlement funds. J&M sanitation was able to replace an old diesel garbage truck for a new all-electric garbage truck. Trash day in Kuna is now as quiet as every other day.
Read about each of these P2 champions here
Click on the pollution prevention button for resources for your business.
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~ Belinda Breidenbach, Environment