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Major Changes in Budget Request

Fiscal Year 2016 Superfund Budget

Major changes by budget mechanism and/or budget program detail are briefly described below. The FY 2016 Budget request for NIEHS Superfund is $77.349 million, the same as the FY 2015 Enacted level.

Research Project Grants (RPGs) (-$0.048 million; total $44.411 million):
NIEHS plans to support a total of 41 RPG awards in FY 2016. Noncompeting RPGs will increase by one award and decrease by $2.168 million. The number of competing RPGs will increase by one award and funding will increase by $2.120 million to $10.128 million.