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Major Changes in Budget Request

Fiscal Year 2015 Superfund Budget

Major changes by budget mechanism and/or budget program detail are briefly described below.  The FY 2015 Budget request for NIEHS Superfund is $77.349 million, the same as the FY 2014 Enacted level.

Research Project Grants (RPGs) (+$0.233 million; total $46.920 million):
NIEHS plans to support a total of 40 RPG awards in FY 2015.  Noncompeting RPGs will increase by 11 awards and $2.682 million from the FY 2014 Enacted level as a result of 11 R01 awards made in FY 2014 under the ES-13-010 Biogeochemical Interactions Affecting Bioavailability for in situ Remediation of Hazardous Substances Request for Applications (RFA).  Competing RPGs will decrease by nine awards and $2.921 million.

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