Policy Guidance on Emergency Support Function #10 Mission Assignments (2001)
|Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)-Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) memo
providing policy guidance on Emergency Support Function (ESF) #10 Mission Assignments. Also referred to as the "Suiter-Makris Memo".
Report on Federal Hazardous Materials Grant Coordination (1996)
|Produced by an Ad Hoc NRT Committee, this report to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) assesses the
existing coordination of federal hazardous material (hazmat) grants, and makes suggestions for the
consolidation and coordination of these programs as well as the implementation
of entirely new programs.
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National Pollution Funds Center (USCG)
|The U.S. Coast Guard’s (USCG's) National Pollution Funds Center (NPFC),
committed to protecting America’s environment, provides protection up-front by
certifying that oil-carrying vessels have the financial ability to pay in the
case of an oil spill. When spills do occur, the NPFC provides funding for quick
response, compensates claimants for cleanup costs and damages, and takes action
to recover costs from responsible parties.
Fire Service Grants and Funding (U.S. Fire Administration)
|Explore resources to help identify federal grants and other
innovative alternatives that can help provide funds for expenses such as the
equipment, apparatus, training and salaries necessary to protect and serve
Hazardous Materials Grant Program (DOT)
|The U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT), Pipeline and Hazardous Materials
Safety Administration's (PHMSA), Hazardous Materials Grant Program is
comprised of three emergency preparedness grants: Hazardous Materials Emergency
Preparedness (HMEP) Grants, Supplemental Public Sector Training (SPST) Grants,
and Hazardous Materials Instructor Training (HMIT) Grants.
Local Governments Reimbursement Program (EPA)
|In the event of a release (or threatened release) of hazardous substances,
the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) may reimburse local governments for expenses related to the release and
associated emergency response measures. The Local Governments Reimbursement
(LGR) Program provides a "safety net" of up to $25,000 per incident to local
governments that do not have funds available to pay for response actions.
Orphaned Wells Program Office (DOI)
|The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, also known as the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (Public Law 117-58), directs the Secretary of the Interior to establish programs to inventory and properly close orphaned wells. The Law provides funding for orphaned wells on federal, Tribal, state and private lands distributed through grant programs managed by the Orphaned Wells Program Office. The Orphaned Wells Program is part of a larger strategy to combat climate change and address legacy pollution and employment challenges in energy communities nationwide.