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U.S. EPA Announces Environmental Justice Small Grant Application Opportunities for 2003

Release Date: 10/24/2002
Contact Information: Mike Ardito

        SAN FRANCISCO -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Pacific Southwest region announced today its environmental justice small grant application opportunities for 2003.  
     The grant funds, up to $20,000 per project, assist community based organizations or tribal governments that are active with or plan to carry out projects to address environmental justice issues.  Applicants can obtain the grant application for federal fiscal year 2003 and further information by going to the following Website:
     The Pacific Southwest regional office covers California, Nevada, Arizona, tribal lands in those states, Hawaii, and the Pacific territories.  
     The environmental justice small grants program applications must be postmarked no later than Dec. 18, 2002.  Grant project selections are expected to be decided by early summer 2003.  For more information, please telephone Willard Chin at (415) 972-3797 or email to