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Research on PFAS Impacts in Rural Communities and Agricultural Operations

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 66.511
Sponsor
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Deadlines
Feb 11, 2020
Contact

Technical Contact:
Ben Packard
202.564.7673
packard.benjamin@epa.gov

Eligibility Contact:
Ron Josephson
202.564.7823
josephson.ron@epa.gov

Electronic Submissions Contact:
Debra M. Jones
202.564.7839
jones.debram@epa.gov

Purpose

This program provides grants for research on the impacts of per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) on water quality and availability in rural communities and agricultural operations.

The expected outcomes include increased ability to identify public health and ecosystem risks from PFAS contamination, and better planning to mitigate the sources of PFAS found in groundwater, surface water, drinking water and wastewater in rural communities and agricultural operations.

Eligibility

Eligible applicants are public and private nonprofit institutions and public and private universities and colleges located in the United States.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $1,610,752
Project period: Up to 3 years
Estimated number of awards: 3
Estimated total program funding: $4,832,256

A 25% match is required, including cash and in-kind contributions.

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through grants.gov.

Tagged as
Agricultural health and safety · Environmental health · Public health · Research methods and resources



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