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Grants and Funding
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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) - the on-line database of all Federal programs available. Each grant is assigned a specific CFDA program code and listed after each EPA grant program. Use the program code to search the database to find further information.


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Brownfields

Brownfields Training, Research, and Technical Assistance Grants and Cooperative Agreements
(CFDA: 66.814)

Purpose: CERCLA 104(k)(6) provides EPA with authority for a program of training, research, and technical assistance to individuals and organizations to facilitate the inventory of brownfields properties, assessments, cleanup of brownfields properties, community involvement, or site preparation. Brownfield sites are real property, the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of which may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant.

Contact: Regional Brownfields Coordinator based on your location.

Brownfield Job Training Cooperative Agreements
(CFDA: 66.815)

Purpose: The objective of the Brownfield Job Training Cooperative Agreements is to provide training to facilitate assessment, remediation, or preparation of brownfield sites. A brownfield site is "real property, the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of which may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant," as defined in 101(39) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, as amended (CERCLA, or Superfund). The law further defines the term "brownfield site" to include a site that "is contaminated by a controlled substance; is contaminated by petroleum or a petroleum product excluded from the definition of "hazardous substance"...; or is mine-scarred land."

Contact: Regional Brownfields Coordinator based on your location.

Brownfields Assessment and Cleanup Cooperative Agreements
(CFDA: 66.818)

Purpose: Brownfield sites are real property, the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of which may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant. The objectives of the brownfield assessment, revolving loan fund and cleanup cooperative agreements (project grants) are to provide funding: (1) to inventory, characterize, assess, and conduct planning and community involvement related to brownfield sites; (2) to capitalize a revolving loan fund (RLF) and provide subgrants to carry out cleanup activities at brownfield sites; and (3) to carry out cleanup activities at brownfield sites that are owned by the grant recipient.

Contact: Regional Brownfields Coordinator based on your location.

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Hazardous Waste

The Hazardous Waste Management Grant Program for Tribes
(CFDA: 66.812)

Purpose: To provide financial assistance to Tribal governments and Tribal Consortia for the development and implementation of hazardous waste programs; for building capacity to improve and maintain regulatory compliance; and for developing solutions to address hazardous waste impacting Tribal lands.

Contact: Regional Hazardous Waste Tribal Program Coordinator

Superfund State, Political Subdivision, and Indian Tribe Site Specific Cooperative Agreements
(CFDA: 66.802)

Purpose: To (1) conduct site characterization activities at potential or confirmed hazardous waste sites; (2) undertake remedial planning and remedial implementation actions at sites on the National Priorities List (NPL) to clean up the hazardous waste sites that are found to pose hazards to human health; and (3) effectively implement the statutory requirements of CERCLA 121(f) which mandates substantial and meaningful State involvement.

Contact: Regional Superfund Office based on your location.

Superfund State and Indian Tribe Core Program Cooperative Agreements
(CFDA: 66.809)

Purpose: To effectively implement the statutory requirements of CERCLA Section 121(f) for State involvement. To provide funds to conduct CERCLA activities that are not assignable to specific sites, but support a recipient's site specific response program.

Contact: Regional Superfund Office based on your location.

Alternative or Innovative Treatment Technology Research, Demonstration, Training, and Hazardous Substance Research Grants
(CFDA: 66.813)

Purpose: To support grants and cooperative agreements for (1) a program of research, evaluation, testing, development, and demonstration of alternative or innovative treatment technologies which may be utilized in response actions to achieve more permanent protection of human health and welfare and the environment; (2) a technology transfer program including the development, collection, evaluation, coordination, and dissemination of information relating to the utilization of alternative or innovative treatment technologies for response actions; (3) a program of training and evaluation of training needs in the procedures for the handling and removal of hazardous substances for employees who handle hazardous substances and training in the management of facilities at which hazardous substances are located and in the evaluation of the hazards to human health presented by such facilities for State and local health and environmental agency personnel, and (4) a program of research with respect to the detection, assessment, and evaluation of the effects on and risks to human health of hazardous substances and detection of hazardous substances in the environment.

Contact Regional Superfund Office

State and Tribal Response Program Grants
(CFDA: 66.817)

Purpose: EPA's CERCLA Section 128(a) grant program funds activities that establish or enhance the capacity for state and tribal response programs, to capitalize revolving loan funds (RLFs) and support insurance mechanisms. The goals of this funding are to provide financial support for elements of an effective state or tribal response program as specified in CERCLA Section 128 and to ensure that states and tribes maintain a public record of sites included in their programs.

Contact: Regional Brownfields Coordinator based on your location.

Chemical Emergency Preparedness and Prevention (CEPP) Technical Assistance Grants Program
(CFDA: 66.810)

Purpose: To provide financial assistance to States, Local agencies, and Indian Tribes for chemical accident prevention activities that relate to the Risk Management Program under the Clean Air Act Section 112(r). To provide financial assistance to Tribes for chemical emergency planning, and community right-to-know programs which are established to prevent or eliminate unreasonable risk to the health and environment of communities within the State.

Contact: RCRA, Superfund & EPCRA Call Center at (800) 424-9346 Toll Free

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Solid Waste

Solid Waste Management Assistance Grants
(CFDA: 66.808)

Purpose: To promote use of integrated solid waste management systems to solve solid waste generation and management problems at the local, regional and national levels.

Contact: Solid Waste Indian Coordinator

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Underground Storage Tanks

State and Tribal Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund Program
(CFDA: 66.804)

Purpose: To assist States, Territories, Federally-recognized Indian Tribes and Intertribal Consortia that meet the requirements at 40 CFR 35.504, in the development and implementation of underground storage tank (UST) programs.

Contact: Underground Storage Tanks Program Regional Liaisons

Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund Program
(CFDA: 66.805)

Purpose: To support State, Territorial and Tribal corrective action and enforcement programs that address releases from underground storage tanks containing petroleum.

Contact: Underground Storage Tanks Program Regional Liaisons

Headquarters and Regional Underground Storage Tanks Program
(CFDA: 66.816)

Purpose: To support activities that promote the prevention, identification, corrective action, enforcement and management of releases from underground storage tank systems.

Contact: Underground Storage Tanks Program Regional Liaisons

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