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Re: Research Funds Available



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Annette


At 03:39 PM 12/4/97 -0500, KRISTIN PIERRE wrote:
>EPA would like to make you aware of the availability of research
>funds from the US Environmental Protection Agency's Office of
>Research and Development.  The National Center for
>Environmental Research and Quality Assurance (NCERQA) has
>issued a Request for Applications for research proposals for the
>Science To Achieve Results (STAR) program grants.  
>
>There are many grant opportunities listed but the two categories
>of grants which represents millions of dollars in funds providing
>the research relevant to P2 are: 
>1) Technology for a Sustainable Environment 
>	and 
>2) Decision-Making and Valuation for Environmental Policy
>
>The EPA's Office of Research and Development and the National
>Science Foundation team up each year to offer major grant
>opportunities for environmental research.  Pollution Prevention is
>a highly appropriate and relevant area of research under two of
>the three solicitation categories: 1) Technology for a Sustainable
>Environment (web location: es.epa.gov/ncerqa/rfa/98tse.html)
>and 2) Decision-Making and Valuation for Environmental Policy
>(web location: es.epa.gov/ncerqa/rfa/98valrfa.html).  For these
>two categories alone, over $6 million is available in grants funds. 
>Awards are likely to range from $50,000 to $150,000 per award
>year, with an approximate duration of two to three years.    
>
>Academic and not-for-profit institutions located in the U.S., and
>State or local governments are eligible to apply.  Profit-making
>firms and federal agencies are not eligible to apply to this
>program.  However, personnel in profit-making firms may
>participate as non-funded co-investigators or through
>sub-contracts with the awardee institution. 
>
>We encourage you to review the grant announcements at the
>above-mentioned websites.  The application deadlines are fast
>approaching: The Technology proposals are due February 17,
>1998 and the Decision-Making proposals are due January 15,
>1998.  
>
>It is anticipated that the grants will be awarded in Fall of 1998.
>
>For further information please check the announcements which
>are available on line at http://es.epa.gov/ncerqa/rfa/   or via
>facsimile for the Center's Hotline 800-490-9194.
>
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