SUFC Fact Sheet on the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and the Inflation Reduction Act
The Inflation Reduction Act and Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act both significantly recognize the value of trees and provide funding for their planting and care. The IIJA, signed into law on November 15, 2021, recognizes trees as critical infrastructure and provides funds for infrastructure improvement, maintenance, and protection. The IRA, signed into law on August 16, 2022, supports the planting and protection of trees and seeks to combat climate change by allocating tree-related funding to the Department of Transportation, Environmental Protection Agency, United States Forest Service, and Housing and Urban Development.
For more information on the funding included in both bills, please access the SUFC Fact Sheet HERE.