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EPA Awards Over $3 Million to Small Businesses to Support Commercialization of Environmental Technologies (April 2021)
Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced $3,192,989 in total funding for eight small businesses to further develop and commercialize technologies to protect public health and the environment.

EPA Announces Nearly $2.5 Million in Funding to Small Businesses to Develop Environmental Technologies (April 2021)
Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced $2,499,229 in awards to 24 U.S. small businesses to develop innovative technologies that help support EPA’s mission of protecting human health and the environment. 

EPA Awards Grants to 32 Student Teams for Innovative Technology Products (December 2020)
Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced approximately $792,036 in funding for 32 student teams through its People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) grant program. Each team will receive funding to develop and demonstrate projects that help address environmental and public health challenges.

EPA Awards Funding to Student Teams to Solve Environmental and Public Health Challenges (October 2020)
The eight teams are being awarded Phase II funding to develop their proposed solutions to pressing environmental problems including determining trace levels of lead in drinking water, controlling harmful algal blooms, and removing Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) from wastewater effluent for reuse in agriculture.

EPA Announces Over $6 Million in Funding to Research How to Control and Prevent Harmful Algal Blooms (September 2020)
The awards will fund research how to prevent and control harmful algal blooms using current and new technologies.

EPA Announces $4 Million in Research Funding to Build Resilience and Protect Vulnerable Groups from Environmental Impacts of Natural Disasters (September 2020)
These grants will help protect our communities and provide the information they need to be prepared and stay safe.

EPA Awards Nearly $5 Million for New Research on Managing PFAS in Agricultural and Rural Communities (August 2020)
Building on technical assistance provided to more than 30 states, Trump Administration continues its commitment to supporting rural and agricultural communities in addressing PFAS.

EPA Awards $4 Million to Develop New Approaches for Evaluating Chemical Toxicokinetics (August 2020)
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced $3,980,782 in funding to five academic research teams to develop New Approach Methods (NAMs) for evaluating chemical toxicokinetics, an important aspect of evaluating the impacts of chemicals on human health and the environment.