Energy and Environment
Innovation Plan

Energy and Environment Innovation Plan

The Division of Environmental Quality (DEQ), City of Fort Smith, Metroplan, and Northwest Arkansas Regional Planning Commission (NWARPC) are leading an initiative to develop a plan that enables access to and enhances Arkansas’s competitiveness for federal funding for energy infrastructure and supports investment in technologies and practices that reduce pollutant emissions, create high-quality jobs, and spur economic growth in the state.



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Energy and Environment Innovation Plans

Priority Action Plan

Due March 1, 2024

Comprehensive Action Plan

Due July 5, 2025

Status Update

Due July 7, 2027

Idea Box

Do you have an idea about a model program,
project concept, or other idea?

We want to hear from you!

Complete the form below to provide your feedback on what our team should
include in our Energy and Environment Innovation Plans.

Energy and Environment Innovation Plan Contacts

Questions or Comments?




479-751-7125 ext. 103

City of Fort Smith


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E&E Emergency Management

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