Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Grant

The objective of the Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Grant is to develop job training programs that recruit, train, and place local, unemployed and under-employed residents with the skills needed to secure full-time employment in the environmental field. The training focuses on solid and hazardous waste remediation, environmental health and safety, and wastewater-related training.

Eligible Recipients:
Government entities as defined in CERCLA Section 104(k)(1) or eligible nonprofit organizations as defined in Public Law 106-107, the Federal Financial Assistance Management Improvement Act.

Eligible Projects:

  • Solid Waste Management or Cleanup training.
  • Superfund site cleanup and innovative and alternative treatment technologies training.
  • Wastewater treatment training.
  • Emergency planning, preparedness, and response training.
  • Enhanced environmental health and safety training.
  • Integrated Pest Management (IPM) training.

Funding Source:
US Environmental Protection Agency

Funding Amount:
Grants average $200,000


Schenine Mitchell
US EPA Region 2
290 Broadway, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10007

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