Project Title & Description
Empowering Economically Challenged Communities
This project addresses climate change mitigation and adaptation by building capacity for green jobs training and education, benefiting high school students in environmental justice communities in New Mexico. It will equip those students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to compete for employment. A trained green jobs workforce in New Mexico will also assist the state in its efforts to develop clean energy and green industries thus improving local, regional, and national environmental quality. The project includes activities that are authorized by the Clean Air Act and Toxic Substances Control Act.