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U.S. EPA to Award $600,000 in Environmental Job Training Grants in California

CONTACT: Soledad Calvino (News Media Only) calvino.maria@epa.gov 415-972-3512 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 7, 2018 U.S. EPA to Award $600,000 in Environmental Job Training Grants in California Approximately $3.3 million will be awarded to 17 organizations nationwide SAN FRANCISCO – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that Los Angeles Conservation Corps (LACC), Hunters Point Family […]

The National Priorities: Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances Request for Application (RFA)

RFA Opening date correction The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announces the release of its National Priorities: Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Request for Application (RFA). URL: https://www.epa.gov/research-grants/national-priorities-and-polyfluoroalkyl-substances Open Date: May 4, 2018 ­– June. 18, 2018 National Priorities: Per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances Background: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announces the release of its National Priorities: Per- […]

2018 Omnibus Numbers

Greenwire – CLEAN WATER RULE: EPA to use 2 rulemakings to repeal and replace WOTUS

AN E&E NEWS PUBLICATION CLEAN WATER RULE EPA to use 2 rulemakings to repeal and replace WOTUS Ariel Wittenberg, E&E News reporter Published: Wednesday, April 12, 2017 U.S. EPA reportedly plans to replace the Clean Water Rule with two separate rulemakings, one to repeal the regulation and another to set a new standard. Photo by […]

From US EPA Region 9: San Francisco Bay Water Quality Improvement Fund 2017 RFP coming soon!

Dear Interested Parties, We are pleased to inform you that U.S. EPA Region 9 (EPA) expects to soon issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit proposals for projects to protect and restore San Francisco Bay and its watersheds.  EPA has managed this competitive grant program since 2008, known as the San Francisco Bay Water […]

U.S. EPA awards more than $4 million for three projects to protect and restore San Francisco Bay

SAN FRANCISCO – Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced $4.2 million in federal grants to local, regional, and national entities for projects to restore wetlands, improve water quality and “green” the urban landscape in and around San Francisco Bay. “Protecting San Francisco Bay is a top priority for EPA,” said Tomás Torres, EPA’s Water […]

Comment Letter to EPA Regarding Uncertainties in Draft Aquatic Life Ambient Estuarine/Marine Water Quality Criteria for Copper 2016

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a draft Aquatic Life Ambient Estuarine/Marine Water Quality Criteria for Copper on July 29, 2016, for a 60-day public comment period. In short, the updated criteria aims to adopt new copper  standards to protect aquatic life, particularly in and around coastal harbors and marinas, by using the Biotic Ligand Model […]

IACCC September Forum to Feature Speakers from US EPA Region 9

The Industrial Association of Contra Costa County (IACCC) will be hosting speakers from US EPA Region 9 for their Forum in September. Speakers include Deborah Jordan, Acting Deputy Regional Administrator, and Kathleen Johnson, Enforcement Division Director. Future enforcement, reporting, and monitoring are just a few of the topics that will be discussed. IACCC encourages early […]

Request for Comments for EPA Tools for Port and Near-Port Community Collaboration

U.S. EPA Draft Stakeholder Engagement and Capacity Building Tools for Port and Near-Port Community Collaboration EPA has collaboratively developed three draft tools to support effective stakeholder engagement between near-port communities and port facilities. Please see below for an overview and links to the draft tools, instructions for submitting comments, and how to apply to be a pilot location. Comments […]