Interagency Hazardous Materials Public Sector Training and Planning Grants

To increase State, local, territorial and Native American tribal effectiveness to safely and efficiently handle hazardous materials accidents and incidents; enhance implementation of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986 (EPCRA); and encourage a comprehensive approach to emergency

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planning and training by incorporating response to transportation standards.
Examples of Funded Projects

Hazardous Materials Awareness, Technician and Specialist training, LEPC planning preparation, hazards analyses studies, commodity flow studies, and needs assessment for regional response teams and number of response personnel needing to be trained.

Agency - Department of Transportation

The Department of Transportation's mission is to ensure fast, safe, efficient, accessible and convenient transportation that meets vital national interests and enhances the quality of life of the American people, today and into the future.

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