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Pacific Southwest, Region 9

Serving: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands, Tribal Nations

Pollution Prevention Grants (PPG) for States/Tribes

Purpose To build and support state pollution prevention (P2) capabilities and to test, at the state level, innovative pollution prevention approaches and methodologies.
Eligible Applicants State agencies, federally-recognized tribes, territories and  possessions.  States are encouraged to form partnerships with other P2 providers.
Award Amount Up to $200,000 per grant.
Total Awarded in Fiscal Year Usually $395,000 for Region 9
Matching Share 50% matching share required.
Key Dates:
Application Due;

Due: Spring 2014
Selection: Late Spring 2014
  • Support projects under the sector focus areas in EPA's P2 Program Strategic Plan –Electronics, Chemical and Manufacturing Industries, Hospitality, Buildings and Construction (especially, residences and schools) – with the potential to scale up to statewide, regional, or national levels;
  • Promote efforts targeting specific P2 opportunities for small businesses, communities, and tribes that can be scaled up to statewide, regional, or national levels; and/or
  • Support programs or projects that promote product redesign, green product standards, environmentally preferable purchasing, or green chemistry with potential to influence regional or national markets.

See website (PDF) (51 pp, 500K) for more info

Contact Person
EPA Office/Division
Jessica Counts-Arnold (counts-arnold.jessica@epa.gov)
Solid Waste/Pollution Prevention Team
(415) 972-3288

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