EPA’s Homeland Security research program advances the Agency’s ability to carry out its homeland security responsibilities, including protecting and restoring drinking water supplies and infrastructure, and helping communities become more resilient from acts of terrorism that might involve chemical, biological, or radiological weapons, as well as from natural disasters.You may need Adobe Reader to view files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
Homeland Security Strategic Research Action Plan 2016-2019 (PDF)(34 pp, 3 MB,
This is a four-year research strategy designed to meet the following objectives: improve water utilities’ abilities to prepare for and respond to incidents that threaten public health; and advance EPA’s capabilities to respond to wide-area contamination
- Homeland Security Strategic Research Action Plan 2012 - 2016 (PDF)(29 pp, 4 MB)