Environmental Enhancement and Mitigation (EEM) programs projects contribute to mitigation of the environmental effects of transportation facilities.
Eligible EEM projects must fit one of the following categories:
A. Urban Forestry projects designed to offset vehicular emissions of carbon dioxide.
B. Resource Lands projects for the acquisition or enhancement of resource lands to mitigate
the loss of, or the detriment to, resource lands lying within the right-of-way acquired for
C. Mitigation Projects Beyond the Scope of the Lead Agency projects to mitigate the impact
of proposed Transportation Facilities or to enhance the environment, where the ability to
effectuate the mitigation or enhancement measures is beyond the scope of the lead agency
responsible for assessing the environmental impact of the proposed transportation