|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 Health and Human Services
EPA Goal 3: Cleaning Up Communities and
Advancing Sustainable Development
The Superfund Research Program (SRP) is a network of university grants that are designed to seek solutions to the complex health and environmental issues associated with the nation's hazardous waste sites. The research conducted by the SRP is a coordinated effort with the Environmental Protection Agency, which is the federal entity charged with cleaning up the worst hazardous waste sites in the country.
The SRP is federally funded and administered by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, an institute of the National Institutes of Health.
Source(s) of Information
1. NIH: Superfund Research Program
Related EPA Program(s)
The processes of collecting data on sites to determine the need for CERCLA response, conducting or overseeing investigations and studies to select remedies, designing and constructing or overseeing construction of remedies and post-construction activities at non-Federal Facility sites, including technical and administrative support activities, redevelopment, facilitating participation of states, Tribes, and communities, and enhancing response capabilities of states and Tribes.
EPA - Technical Assistance Services for Communities Program (TASC) - Superfund: TASC is a program that provides independent educational and technical assistance to communities. TASC primarily supports the Superfund program. In addition, support may also be provided to communities impacted by the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act or federal facilities or dealing with air or water environmental problems.
This EPA program offers technical assistance to help communities better understand and become involved in the cleanup process for hazardous waste sites.
• Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) of 1980, as amended by the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA) of 1986, Sections 104, 105, 121
• American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009