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Featured Stories

Cambrian Ribbon Cutting Cambrian Innovation Blog
The next time you enjoy a cold, refreshing beer or glass of wine, you might also be helping the environment.
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U.S. EPA SBIR Company Receives Honor as a Top Ten Innovative Company for Energy by Fast Company Magazine
Recently reported in Fast Company Magazine, Okeanos Technologies, a U.S.  Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program award recipient, is one of the 2014’s top 10 innovative companies for energy. (CFDA: 66.509)
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U.S. EPA SBIR Company NEI Corporation: Self-Healing Coating Receives Patent
NEI Corporation, a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program award recipient, has received a patent from the U.S. Patent and Trade Office for their self-healing, corrosion protection coating technology. (CFDA: 66.509)
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ACTA Technology presents US EPA with copy of their patent
US EPA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) awardee, ACTA Technology, presented James H. Johnson, Director of the US EPA National Center for Environmental Research, and April Richards, Program Manager of the US EPA’s SBIR Program, with a copy of their “Red Ribbon” patent. The presentation was a gesture of gratitude for their US EPA SBIR Phase I award, which led to the successful development of their patented technology. (CFDA: 66.509)
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EPA Awards Almost $9 Million in Grants to Researchers Working to Improve Water Quality
At the 14th National Conference and Global Forum on Science, Policy and the Environment, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy announced grants to four research institutions for innovative and sustainable water research to manage harmful nutrient pollution. (CFDA: 66.509)
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EPA SBIR Recipient -- Winner of the 2013 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards
Faraday Technology, a 2011 Environmental Protection Agency Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) recipient, was recently announced as a winner of the 2013 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards. (CFDA: 66.509)
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EPA Releases New Report on the Impact of 10 Years of Tribal Environmental Research
The report, A Decade of Tribal Environmental Health Research: Results and Impacts from EPA’s Extramural Grants and Fellowships Programs (PDF) (60 pp, 7.6 MB), summarizes over a decade of Tribal Environmental Health Research. (CFDA: 66.509)
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Pregnant WomanNew Study Shows Changes in Genes during Pregnancy May Cause Long-Term Health Effects in Children
A new study shows that a change in groups of genes turned "on" and "off” may last from before birth at least into early childhood. Children of mothers with a high body mass index (BMI) may show more of these changes, and could cause lasting health effects in children. (CFDA: 66.509)
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Grant Applications Sought

National Priorities: Systems-Based Strategies to Improve The Nation’s Ability to Plan And Respond to Water Scarcity and Drought Due to Climate Change
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking applications that take a systems view to investigate how drought (seasonal and prolonged), exacerbated, by climate change, may impact surface water and groundwater quality and availability. (CFDA: 66.511)
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2014 EPA Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowships For Undergraduate Environmental Study
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowships program, is offering undergraduate fellowships for bachelor level students in environmental fields of study. (CFDA: 66.509)
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Particulate Matter and Related Pollutants in a Changing World
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is seeking applications proposing research on understanding particulate matter and related atmospheric pollutants in a changing world. Specifically, research is sought on the changing spatiotemporal patterns or environmental impacts of particulate matter in the United States, the challenges that various aspects of global change pose for the management of particulate matter and related pollutants, the rates and timescales at which global change can impact United States air quality, and stronger linkages between the modeling of atmospheric processes and other environmental processes. (CFDA: 66.509)
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National Center for Sustainable Water Infrastructure Modeling Research
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is seeking initial applications proposing the creation of a National Center for Sustainable Water Infrastructure Modeling Research (Center) that facilitates technology transfer of open source water infrastructure models and shares green infrastructure tools and research advancements with local communities and stakeholders. (CFDA: 66.509)
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Systems-Based Research for Evaluating Ecological Impacts of Manufactured Chemicals
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is seeking applications focusing on integrated, transdisciplinary research that would advance scientific understanding of potential for impacts to ecosystem wellbeing associated with the use of manufactured chemicals. (CFDA: 66.509)
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Human and Ecological Health Impacts Associated with Water Reuse and Conservation Practices
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is seeking applications to conduct research on and demonstration of human and ecological impacts of treated wastewater applications (reclaimed water and wastewater reuse), and water conservation practices including the use of non-traditional water sources as well as more comprehensive long-term management and availability of water resources. (CFDA: 66.509)
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11th Annual P3 Awards: A National Student Design Competition for Sustainability Focusing on People, Prosperity and the Planet
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of the P3-People, Prosperity and the Planet Award Program, is seeking applications proposing to research, develop, and design solutions to real world challenges involving the overall sustainability of human society. (CFDA: 66.516)
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Indoor Air and Climate Change
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is seeking applications proposing research to improve understanding of the effects of climate change on indoor air quality and the resulting health effects. EPA is interested in supporting research that will explore the anticipated effects of climate change on indoor air quality directly through a variety of mechanisms, and indirectly through adaptations in building use and design. (CFDA: 66.509)
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