Internships, Training and Workshops for the Office of Air and Radiation - #66.037
To provide, Internships, Training, Workshops, and Technical Monitoring in support of the Clean Air Act. These activities aim to: (1) support the development of career-oriented personnel qualified to work in occupations involving environmental protection and air pollution abatement and control; (2) provide technical training for State, local, territorial, and Indian Tribal environmental control agencies; (3) enhance the capability of state and local agencies responsible for environmental pollution control or other agencies with similar pollution control responsibilities; (4) provide educational renewal for career oriented personnel to achieve additional knowledge through academic professional training; (5) provide both undergraduate and graduate students in science, engineering, and other relevant fields with education and training opportunities to enhance their understanding of air quality-related topics; and, 6) to increase the quality and number of people into the environmental control field. Projects should also focus on addressing environmental justice (EJ) concerns in communities. EJ is the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies. Funding Priority - Fiscal Year 2010: This program will continue to provide training in all aspects of air quality, develop workshops in air quality based on identified needs, and provide technical support to ensure quality information is available to support programs and use knowledge developed in training workshops.
(Project Grants) FY 09 $100,298; FY 10 $125,874; FY 11 $125,500
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