Tag Archives: EPA

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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Please Give Local Auditors Some Respect

I’ve seen it on TV shows several times. An official with a federal agency swoops in on the local police force or investigative agency and essentially takes over a major investigation, showing a fair amount of arrogance all the while…

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Sneak Preview: EPA Amends Checklists To Prioritize State Revolving Fund Projects

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) Environmental Protection Agency officials plan to update the agency’s checklists by the end of March to help staff ensure that states are reaching out to communities that…

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EPA to Hold Five Brownfields Grant Workshops

Local/State Funding Report is on hiatus next week, so instead of giving you a “Sneak Preview” of an upcoming issue I thought we’d bring you a more timely update.  Stay tuned next week for a return to Tuesday’s regularly scheduled…

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L/SFR Sneak Preview: EPA, USDA Form Rural Water Systems Partnership

(This post is excerpted from a story in the Aug. 22 issue of Local/State Funding Report.)The Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced a national partnership focused on improving drinking water and wastewater systems in rural…

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L/SFR Sneak Peek: EPA Announces Environmental Education Grants

(This article is excerpted from an upcoming issue of Thompson’s Local/State Funding Report. ) The Environmental Protection Agency is currently accepting applications for $1.9 million of funding for Environmental Education Grants.

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