Major Changes in Budget Request
FY 2010 Superfund Budget
Research Project Grants (RPGs) (+$671 thousand; total $47.634 million): NIEHS will support a total of 38 RPG awards in FY 2010. Although the overall change in RPGs is small, noncompeting RPGs increase by 4 awards and decrease by $1.028 million, while competing RPGs decrease by 2 awards and increase by $1.669 million. The first Superfund Research Program (SRP) investigator-initiated awards, awarded in 2006, expired in 2008 and new investigator-initiated SRP awards will be made in 2009.