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[GreenYes] [USCC] EPA Pollution Prevention Grants Program


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Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2006 14:33:00 -0500
From: Jim McNelly <jim@no.address>

>* EPA Pollution Prevention Grants Program - EPA seeks grant
>funding applications from State and Tribal Governments for projects
>that address the reduction or elimination of pollution by businesses
>across all environmental media: air, water and land - EPA has about
>$4.1 million in grant funds for the program in FY 2006 - EPA notes
>that " ... The goal of the grants program is to assist businesses
>and industries in identifying better environmental strategies and
>solutions for reducing or eliminating waste at the source. Funds
>awarded through the grants program are to be used to support State
>and Tribal P2 programs that address the reduction by businesses of
>potentially harmful pollutants across all environmental media: air,
>water, and land. Programs should reflect comprehensive and
>coordinated pollution prevention planning and implementation efforts
>within the State or Tribe. Past P2 Grants have demonstrated that
>facilities have ample opportunities to implement pollution
>prevention and that source reduction can be a cost-effective way of
>meeting or exceeding Federal and State regulatory requirements. For
>purposes of this grant announcement, pollution prevention/source
>reduction is defined as any practice which: Reduces the amount of
>any hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant entering any
>waste stream or otherwise released into the environment (including
>fugitive emissions) prior to recycling, treatment or disposal;
>Reduces the hazards to public health and the environment associated
>with the release of such substances, pollutants, or contaminants;
>and Reduces or eliminates the creation of pollutants through: (i)
>increased efficiency in the use of raw materials, energy, water, or
>other resources; or (ii) protection of natural resources by
>conservation. Examples of pollution prevention/source reduction
>projects or activities include: equipment or technology
>modifications, process or procedure modifications, reformulation or
>redesign of products, substitution of raw materials, and
>improvements in housekeeping, maintenance, training, or inventory
>control ... For additional information and guidance about activities
>covered by grants issued under the PPA ... see
>http://www.epa.gov/oppt/p2home/p2policy/index.htm ... Examples of
>outcome measures expected to be achieved under the grants awarded
>through this announcement include, but are not limited to: Pounds of
>pollution reduced, BTUs of energy conserved, Gallons of water saved,
>and Dollars saved through P2 efforts. Examples of output measures
>expected to be achieved under the grants awarded through this
>announcement include, but are not limited to: Number of stakeholder
>groups involved in the process, Number of assistance visits, Number
>of workshops, trainings and courses conducted, and Number of fact
>sheets developed or distributed ..." - Details are posted at
><http://www.grants.gov/search/search.do?mode=VIEW&oppId=8786>http://www.grants.gov/search/search.do?mode=VIEW&oppId=8786

>- Questions may be directed to the following individuals in the ten
>EPA Regional Offices:
> * Region One (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT): Robert Guillemin at
> 617 918 1814; e-mail:
> <mailto:Guillemin.Robert@no.address>Guillemin.Robert@no.address - See
>
<http://www.epa.gov/region1/assistance/p2/index.html>http://www.epa.gov/region1/assistance/p2/index.html

>
> * Region Two (NJ, NY, PR, VI): Alex Peck at 212 637 3758;
> e-mail: <mailto:Peck.Alex@no.address>Peck.Alex@no.address - See
>
<http://www.epa.gov/region02/rfp/2005/p2.htm>http://www.epa.gov/region02/rfp/2005/p2.htm

>
> * Region Three (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV): Maryann Helferty at
> 215 814 3299; e-mail:
> <mailto:Helferty.Maryann@no.address>Helferty.Maryann@no.address - See
>
<http://www.epa.gov/region03/p2/grants.htm>http://www.epa.gov/region03/p2/grants.htm

>
> * Region Four (AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN) Daphne Wilson
> at 404 562 9098; e-mail:
> <mailto:Wilson.Daphne@no.address>Wilson.Daphne@no.address - See
>
<http://wrrc.p2pays.org/P2GrantInfo.asp>http://wrrc.p2pays.org/P2GrantInfo.asp
> * Region Five (IL, IN, OH, MI, MN, WI): Phil Kaplan at 312
> 353 4669; e-mail: <mailto:Kaplan.Phil@no.address>Kaplan.Phil@no.address -
> See
>
<http://www.epa.gov/region5/p2/grants.htm>http://www.epa.gov/region5/p2/grants.htm

>
> * Region Six (AR, LA, NM, OK, TX): Javier Balli at 214 665
> 7261; e-mail: <mailto:Balli.Javier@no.address>Balli.Javier@no.address -
> See
>
<http://www.epa.gov/earth1r6/6en/xp/enxp4d.htm>http://www.epa.gov/earth1r6/6en/xp/enxp4d.htm

>
> * Region Seven (IA, KS, MO, NE): Gary Schlicht at 913 551
> 7097; e-mail: <mailto:Schlicht.Gary@no.address>Schlicht.Gary@no.address -
> See
>
<http://www.epa.gov/region07/economics/r7_grant_opportunities.htm>http://www.epa.gov/region07/economics/r7_grant_opportunities.htm

>
> * Region Eight (CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, WY): Linda Walters at
> 303 312 6385; e-mail:
> <mailto:Walters.Linda@no.address>Walters.Linda@no.address - See
>
<http://www.epa.gov/region08/conservation_recycling/polpre.html>http://www.epa.gov/region08/conservation_recycling/polpre.html

>
> * Region Nine (AZ, CA, HI, NV, AS, GU): Jessica Counts at
> 415 972 3288; e-mail:
> <mailto:Counts.Jessica@no.address>Counts.Jessica@no.address - See
>
<http://www.epa.gov/region09/funding/p2.html>http://www.epa.gov/region09/funding/p2.html

>
> * Region Ten (AK, ID, OR, WA): Robert Drake at 206 553 4072;
> e-mail: <mailto:Drake.Robert@no.address>Drake.Robert@no.address - See
>
<http://yosemite.epa.gov/R10/OI.NSF/webpage/2005+Region+10+Pollution+Prevention+Grant>http://yosemite.epa.gov/R10/OI.NSF/webpage/2005+Region+10+Pollution+Prevention+Grant

>
>
>
>
>The above information was sent to you by:
>
>Jack Cooper
>
>Food Industry Environmental Network, LLC (FIEN, LLC) - see
>http://www.fien.com - FIEN, LLC is a regulatory and policy e-mail
>update service for the agriculture and food industry which is
>operated as a partnership by:
>
>Jack L. Cooper
>Food Industry Environmental Network, LLC
>33 Falling Creek Court, Silver Spring, Maryland 20904
>Phone: 301 384 8287 --- E- Mail: JLC@no.address
>and
>Cindy Roberts
>Food Industry Environmental Network, LLC
>1464 Harvard St. NW, Suite 14
>Washington, DC 20009-4610
>Phone: 202 669 6951 --- E-Mail: CAR@no.address
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