|Federal agencies that contribute to EPA's environmental goals, and how they make a difference.|
|Programs by EPA Strategic Goal
1. Climate Change and Improving Air Quality
2. Protecting America's Waters
3. Cleaning Up and Sustainable Development
4. Safety of Chemicals and Preventing Pollution
Programs by Agency
AID, ARC, CNCS, CPSC, CSB, DHS, DOC, DOD, DOE, DOI, DOJ, DOL, DOS, DOT, ED, FHFA, GSA, HHS, HUD, NASA, NRC, NSF, OSTP, SBA, TVA, USDA, USPS, USTR, VA
Department of Agriculture
EPA Goal 3: Cleaning Up Communities and
Advancing Sustainable Development
The purpose of this program is to evaluate current landfill conditions to determine threats to water resources. Provide technical assistance and/or training to enhance operator skills in the operation and maintenance of active landfills. Provide technical assistance and/or training to help communities reduce the solid waste stream. Provide technical assistance and/or training for operators of landfills which are closed or will be closed in the near future with the development and implementation of closure plans, future land use plans, safety and maintenance planning, and closure scheduling within permit requirements.
Source(s) of Information
1. USDA: Solid Waste Management Grant Program
Related EPA Program(s)
RCRA: Waste Management:
EPA will prevent dangerous releases to the environment from RCRA hazardous waste generators, transporters, and treatment, storage, and disposal (TSD) facilities. EPA will reduce materials and energy use through product and process redesign and increase materials and energy recovery from wastes otherwise requiring disposal.
• Solid Waste Disposal Act (SWDA), Sections 8001 and 3011 (a) and (c) as amended
• Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) of 1976, as amended, Public Law 94-580, 42 U.S.C. 6901 et seq.
• Department of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, Public Law 105-276 112 Stat.2461, 2499 (1998)