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Your Environment. Your Health.

Major Changes in Budget Request

Fiscal Year 2014 Superfund Budget

 

Major changes by budget mechanism and/or budget program detail are briefly described below. The FY 2014 Budget request for NIEHS Superfund is $0.5 million above the FY 2012 Actual level, for a total of $79.0 million.

 

Competing Grants (+$2.563 million; total $10.827 million): NIEHS will support six competing grants in FY 2014, two above the FY 2012 Actual level. These program project grants support research directed toward understanding and mitigating the public health effects resulting from exposure to hazardous substances.

 

Other Research Grants (+$0.933 million; total $27.248 million): NIEHS will support a total of 24 Other Research awards in FY 2014. The Superfund Research Program (SRP) will train professionals in exposure science and remediation health and safety, emphasizing chemical, physical, and biological emerging green technologies.

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