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Program Benefits

“TASC did an outstanding job working productively with a diverse group of stakeholders. TASC staff were responsive to their concerns and produced all deliverables in a professional and timely manner.”
- Community representative for the South Weymouth Naval Air Station TASC project

The TASC program benefits people by:

  • Helping them understand complex environmental issues.
  • Explaining technical findings and answering questions.
  • Supporting their active role in protecting healthy communities and advancing environmental protection.

The TASC program also assists communities by:

  • Providing opportunities for environmental education.
  • Bringing diverse groups together and helping them get more involved.
  • Offering training and supporting environmental employment opportunities through the Superfund Job Training Initiative.

Finally, the TASC program assists EPA by:

  • Removing communication barriers.
  • Connecting EPA with community feedback.
  • Building trust through productive working relationships.
  • Demonstrating EPA's commitment to meaningful community involvement.

The TASC Program: By the Numbers

2008 – 2014

Communities Served:

  100+

EPA Regions Represented:

  10

States, Territories and Nations Represented:

  34

Superfund Job Training Initiative Projects:

  8

Advisory Groups Assisted with Formation and Facilitation:

  8

Meetings Facilitated:

  75+

Technical Reports Prepared:

  29

Agency Documents Reviewed:

  75+

Community Trainings Conducted:

  21

Community Outreach Materials Prepared:

  100+

Technical Assistance Needs Assessments Conducted:

  14

Projects with Environmental Justice Communities Completed:

  38

RCRA Projects Completed:

  9

Tribal Projects Completed:

  9

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