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Educational Resources

Environmental Education and Training Program & Partnership (CFDA: 66.950)
Purpose: Trains educational professionals in the development and delivery of environmental education programs.
Contact: The Educator Training Program (CFDA: 66.950) Exit EPA Disclaimer Web site and the Educator Training Program Web site or Kathleen MacKinnon (mackinnon.kathleen@epa.gov)

The Environmental Education Grant Program (CFDA: 66.951)
Purpose: Supports creation of environmental education programs that enhance critical thinking and problem solving skills. Supports projects to design, demonstrate, and disseminate information related to environmental education and teacher training.
Contact: The Environmental Education Grant Program Web site

Children's Health Protection (CFDA: 66.609)
Purpose: Supports efforts by government organizations and educational institutions to establish or enhance their ability to take actions that will reduce environmental risks to the health of children or elderly population.
Contact: The Children's Health Protection Web site

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Research & Science

The Science To Achieve Results (STAR) Program (CFDA: 66.509)
Purpose: Supports research on environmental and human health effects of air quality, drinking water, water quality, hazardous waste, toxic substances, and pesticides. Supports research to explore and develop strategies and mechanisms for those in the economic, social, governmental, and environmental systems to use in environmental management decisions.
Contact: The Science To Achieve Results (STAR) Program Exit EPA Disclaimer Web site

Office of Research and Development Consolidated Research: Surveys, Studies, Investigations and Special Purpose Grants (CFDA: 66.511)
Purpose: Supports surveys, studies and investigations and special purpose assistance to determine the environmental effects of air quality, drinking water, water quality, hazardous waste, toxic substances, and pesticides; and identify, develop, and demonstrate effective pollution control techniques; and perform risk assessments to characterize the potential adverse health effects of human exposures to environmental hazards.
Contact: The National Center for Environmental Research (NCER) Web site

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Environmental Protection Consolidated Research (CAA 103, CWA 104, SWDA 8001, SDWA 1442, FIFRA, TSCA, CERCLA, MPRSA, NEPA) (CFDA: 66.510)
Purpose: Supports research on environmental effects of air quality, drinking water, water quality, hazardous waste, toxic substances and pesticides; to identify, develop and demonstrate necessary and effective pollution control techniques; and to explore and develop strategies and mechanisms for those in the economic, social, governmental and environmental systems to use in environmental management decisions.
Contact: The Survey, Studies, Investigations and Special Purpose Grants in the Office of Research and Development Exit EPA Disclaimer Web site

Surveys, Studies, Investigations and Special Purpose Grants (CFDA: 66.606)
Purpose: Support surveys, studies, investigations, and special purpose assistance for the award of Congressional earmarks and multimedia grants only.

Surveys, Studies, Investigations and Special Purpose Grants within the Office of the Administrator (CFDA: 66.610)
Purpose: Support surveys, studies and investigations, and special purpose assistance associated with air quality, acid deposition, drinking water, water quality, hazardous waste, toxic substances, and pesticides.
Contact: The Surveys, Studies, Investigations and Special Purpose Grants Exit EPA Disclaimer Web site and EPA's Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization Web site

International Financial Assistance Projects (CFDA: 66.93)
Purpose: Support assistance projects relating to the protection of the health and welfare of our citizens and of all people.
Contact: The International Financial Assistance Projects Exit EPA Disclaimer Web site and EPA's International Affairs Web site

Environmental Policy and State Innovation Grants (CFDA: 66.940)
Purpose: Support analyses, studies, evaluations, and conferences that lead to reduced pollutants generated and conservation of natural resources. To promote comprehensive, cross-media approaches that encourage and promote stewardship programs that reflect "beyond compliance" behavior and offer incentives or rewards for superior environmental performance. To encourage and promote change that is systems-oriented and enables better results.
Contact: EPA's State Innovation Grants Web site

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Enforcement and Compliance Assurance Resources

Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) State and Tribal Assistance Grants (CFDA: 66.707)
Purpose: Help establish and operate compliance-monitoring programs to conduct inspections for compliance with polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) regulations, asbestos-in-schools requirements, and lead-based paint regulations.
Contact: TSCA Web site

Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) State and Tribal Assistance Grants (CFDA: 66.700)
Purpose: Assist in developing and maintaining comprehensive pesticide programs that address all aspects of pesticide enforcement, and special pesticide initiatives; sponsor cooperative surveillance, monitoring and analytical procedures; and encourage regulatory activities.
Contact: FIFRA Web site

Multi-media State and Tribal Assistance Grants (STAG) (CFDA: 66.709)
Purpose: Build and improve capacity by providing assistance agreements to foster environmental enforcement and compliance assurance activities and to improve compliance with environmental laws. Such capacity building efforts may include economic, social science, statistical research, development, studies, surveys, demonstrations, investigations, public education, training, and fellowships.
Contact: Multi-media STAG Web site

The Compliance Assistance Support for the Regulated Community (CFDA: 66.305)
Purpose: Provides financial assistance to private nonprofit institutions, universities, and public agencies to improve environmental compliance and to create compliance assistance tools utilizing industry and commercial communication channels.
Contact: Compliance Assistance Support Exit EPA Disclaimer and the Compliance Assistance Centers Exit EPA Disclaimer

Capacity Building Grants and Cooperative Agreements for Compliance Assurance and Enforcement Activities in Indian Country and Other Tribal Areas (CFDA: 66.310)
Purpose: Build and improve the capacity of tribes, inter-tribal consortia, or tribal organizations by providing financial resources to foster environmental enforcement and compliance assurance activities and to improve compliance with environmental laws.
Contact: Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance at (202) 564-2516

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For related information visit EPA’s National Indian Country Enforcement and Compliance Assurance Priority site and EPA’s Enforcement and Compliance Assurance Program in Indian country site.


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