The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Research and Development (ORD), as part of the Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program and in collaboration with the Air, Climate, and Energy (ACE) research program, is seeking applications proposing research on municipal solid waste landfill
Specifically, this request for applications (RFA) is soliciting research that addresses the following research priorities:
How can cost effective stationary, mobile, aerial, and remote sensing technologies be combined to more easily and accurately quantify landfill methane emissions, hazardous air pollutants (HAPs), and other air pollutant emissions from municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills? How can cost effective stationary, mobile, aerial, and remote sensing measurements be used to increase ease of use and evaluate mitigation strategies and technologies to identify best landfill management practices? The Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Program’s goal is to stimulate and support scientific and engineering research that advances EPA’s mission to protect human health and the environment.
It is a competitive, peer-reviewed, extramural research program that provides access to the nation’s best scientists and engineers in academic and other nonprofit research institutions.