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USDOT Announces Grants to Improve Hazardous Materials and Pipeline Safety

USDOT Announces Grants to Improve Hazardous Materials and Pipeline Safety

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) announced more than $25 million available in grant funding through its pipeline and hazardous materials safety programs. These grants are for projects that will train first responders, strengthen safety programs, improve safety, reduce environmental impacts, and educate the public on local safety initiatives. This includes projects that provide support to state inspectors for hazardous materials shipments and pipelines inspections, important safety training and educational programs for emergency response, and advance innovative safety technologies.
The funding will go towards the following grants:
Pipeline Safety
  • Pipeline Emergency Response Grants
  • Competitive Academic Agreement Program Grants
  • Technical Assistance Grants
  • State Damage Prevention Grants
  • One-Call Grants
Hazardous Materials Safety
  • Hazardous Materials Instructor Training Grants
  • Hazardous Materials State Inspection Grants
  • Assistance for Local Emergency Response Training Grants
  • Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness Tribal Grants
  • Supplemental Public Sector Training Grants
  • Community Safety Grants
The Notices of Funding Opportunities provide more details on eligibility and how each grant improves and strengthens pipeline and hazardous materials safety. PHMSA will work to maximize grant awards based on the applications received. Each official notice of funding opportunity is available here under Department of Transportation-PHMSA on the agency drop-down menu. Applicants can also contact the appropriate agency representative identified in the respective notice of funding opportunity with further questions.
For additional information, visit here.

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