Other Tools & Technical Information
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- "Vision to Action" Inspiration Tool
- Interstate Technology Regulatory Council (ITRC)
- Hazardous Substance Research Centers (HSRC)
"Vision to Action" Inspiration Tool
The "Vision-to-Action" tool (PDF) (13 pp, 1.2M) is a process designed to inspire community members to: (1) visualize what they value about the place they live and/or visualize how they would like their community to change and (2) translate their visualizations into the actions needed to bring their visions into reality. The process utilizes an artist to facilitate the visualization and to help people get in touch with features that make communities unique and livable.
Interstate Technology Regulatory Council (ITRC)
The ITRC is a state-led coalition working together with industry and stakeholders to achieve regulatory acceptance of environmental technologies. ITRC consists of 40 states, the District of Columbia, multiple federal partners, industry participants, and other stakeholders. This page links to publications that pertain to guidance documents created by ITRC.
Hazardous Substance Research Centers (HSRC)
The Hazardous Substance Research Centers (HSRC) is a national organization comprising five multi-university centers, which provide basic and applied research, technology transfer, and training related to hazardous substance management. Each of the centers address hazardous substance issues through approaches and outreach programs that are unique to their region.
- The Center for Hazardous
Substances in Urban Environments (CHSUE)
serves EPA Regions 1, 2, and 3 the urban metropolitan areas in
the upper mid-Atlantic to Northeast region.
- The Midwest
Hazardous Substance Research Center (MHSRC)
serves the states in EPA Regions 5 and 7.
- The Rocky
Mountain Regional Hazardous Substance Research Center (HSRC)
serves the states within EPA Region 8.
- The Hazardous Substance
Research Center/South and Southwest
serves EPA Regions 4 and 6.
- The Western Region Hazardous Substance Research Center serves the Western U.S. within EPA Regions 9 and 10.