What we do

The University of Louisville Center for Environmental Policy and Management (CEPM) has the capacity to provide a broad range of research and technical assistance.  We work under federal, state, and local grants and contracts and are available to partner with others.

  • Practice Guides
  • Policy Reports
  • Toolkits
  • Land Use / Housing Surveys
  • Workshops / Public Meetings
  • One-on-One Assistance
  • Environmental Task Force Participation
  • Web-Based Resources
  • Lecture and Symposium Series / Conferences

The subject areas for these products include but are not limited to:

  • Sustainable Land Use Planning (Affordable Housing, Transportation, Environmental Quality, Smart Growth)
  • Safer Soils (Urban Agriculture, Community Gardens, Backyard Gardens, Public Landscapes, Brownfields, Vacant Property)
  • Brownfields
  • Superfund Sites
  • Water Conservation and Protection (Wet Growth Planning, Water Utility Finance Systems)
  • Environmental Justice/Community Participation (Brownfield Redevelopment, Food Deserts, Climate Action Plans)
  • Air Pollution (Air Toxic Programs, PM2.5, Anti-Idling Ordinances)
  • Climate Change (Community and Organizational Climate Action Plans)
  • Safe and Just Food Systems (Kentucky Foodtrader, Urban Agriculture, Community Gardens)
  • Energy Efficiency and Green Building Practices (State and Local Energy Efficiency and Green Building resources and policy evaluation)