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Take Time To Review, Comment on Agency Draft Strategic Plans

Without trying to date myself, I recall that the early 1970s was an era of some truly sappy love songs. Some of the leading contenders include “Lovin’ You” by Minnie Riperton, “Muskrat Love” by the Captain and Tennille, and “Close…

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Federal Agencies Postpone Effective Date … Again

March 21 was supposed to be memorable day, and not just because it was the first day of spring. It was supposed to be the day that would end our wait for the effective date of some new federal regulations….

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Sneak Preview: EPA Looks To Determine Grant Staff Workload

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) plans to better assess future budget considerations by surveying its project officers in federal fiscal year (FY) 2017 to determine the…

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Sneak Preview: EPA Plans Guidance for In-Kind Contribution Costs

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials plan to develop and issue internal guidance by federal fiscal year (FY) 2018 that will set forth consistent procedures for determining…

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Sneak Preview: EPA Aiming To Reduce Reporting Duplication

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grant Management Handbook.) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials plan to determine by the end of federal fiscal year (FY) 2017 how to reduce instances where award recipients are submitting…

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Sneak Preview: EPA Revises Policy for Overseeing Pass-Throughs

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has updated its internal policy for agency officials responsible for overseeing pass-through management of subawards. EPA Subaward Policy (Grants Policy Issuance…

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EPA Issues Awards To Reseach Climate Change

Upon witnessing snow falling in the D.C. region this past weekend, it can make sense that there are numerous factors leading to climate change. Snow in January is expected; not in mid-April. Now, breathing in an April snowfall may not…

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Sneak Preview: EPA Finalizing Its Conflict of Interest Policy

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is preparing to finalize its financial assistance conflict of interest policy to comply with a provision under the Office of Management…

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Sneak Preview: EPA Guidance Aims To Improve Monitoring Reviews

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Grants and Debarment said it plans to issue comprehensive guidance by October to help EPA grant officers and specialists…

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Sneak Preview: Agency Officials Discuss New Grants Policies

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) Officials with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are reviewing stakeholder comments it received concerning its interim financial assistance conflict of interest policy, and said changes could…

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