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U.S. EPA Office of Research and Development and Environmental Council of the States: Partners for Meeting State Research Needs

cover of the state stories documentEPA ORD has developed critical partnerships to ensure our work is relevant to real-world environmental challenges and that scientific findings and tools are delivered to and translated for decision makers. ORD has partnered with the Environmental Council of the States (ECOS, the national association of state environmental agency leaders) and its research arm, the Environmental Research Institute of the States (ERIS), to ensure that our research is useful and practical for states to help address their on-the-ground problems.

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