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CHAPTER 1-ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

AGENCY

SUBCHAPTER A-GENERAL

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Statement of organization and general information
Public information .................
Uniform relocation assistance and real property

acquisition for Federal and federally assisted
programs .......
Procedures for implementing the requirements of

the Council on Environmental Quality on the

National Environmental Policy Act .........
Nondiscrimination in programs receiving Federal

assistance from the Environmental Protection

Agency .........
Environmental impact assessment of nongovern-

mental activities in Antarctica
OMB approvals under the Paperwork Reduction

Act ........
Administrative claims under Federal Tort Claims

Act ...
Security classification regulations pursuant to Ex-

ecutive Order 11652 ......
Nondiscrimination on the basis of handicap in pro-

grams or activities conducted by the Environ-
mental Protection Agency
Claims collection standards
Employee personal property claims ........
Implementation of Privacy Act of 1974 ......
Implementation of the Equal Access to Justice Act

in EPA administrative proceedings
Adjustment of civil monetary penalties for infla-

tion ..........
Certification of facilities ................
Small business ........
Consolidated rules of practice governing the ad-
ministrative assessment of civil penalties and
the revocation or suspension of permits .........

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Judicial review under EPA-Administered statutes
Rules governing issuance of and administrative

hearings on interim status corrective action or-
ders
Public participation in programs under the Re-

source Conservation and Recovery Act, the Safe

Drinking Water Act, and the Clean Water Act
Protection of human subjects ........
Program fraud civil remedies .
Intergovernmental review of Environmental Pro-

tection Agency programs and activities ........ SUBCHAPTER B-GRANTS AND OTHER FEDERAL

ASSISTANCE
Grants and agreements with institutions of higher

education, hospitals, and other non-profit orga-
nizations ......

................ Uniform administrative requirements for grants

and cooperative agreements to State and local

governments ..........
Governmentwide debarment and suspension (non-

procurement) and governmentwide requirements
for drug-free workplace (grants); Clean Air Act
and Clean Water Act ineligibility of facilities in
performance of Federal contracts, grants and

loans ............
New restrictions on lobbying
State and local assistance
Research and demonstration grants
Training assistance .........
Fellowships ....
National Environmental Education Act grants
Tribal Clean Air Act authority

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Judicial review under EPA-Administered statutes
Rules governing issuance of and administrative

hearings on interim status corrective action or

ders
Public participation in programs under the Re-

source Conservation and Recovery Act, the Safe

Drinking Water Act, and the Clean Water Act
Protection of human subjects
Program fraud civil remedies
Intergovernmental review of Environmental Pro-

tection Agency programs and activities
SUBCHAPTER BGRANTS AND OTHER FEDERAL

ASSISTANCE
Grants and agreements with institutions of higher

education, hospitals, and other non-profit orga

nizations
Uniform administrative requirements for grants

and cooperative agreements to State and local

governments
Governmentwide debarment and suspension (non-

procurement) and governmentwide requirements
for drug-free workplace (grants); Clean Air Act
and Clean Water Act ineligibility of facilities in
performance of Federal contracts, grants and

loans
New restrictions on lobbying
State and local assistance
Research and demonstration grants
Training assistance
Fellowships
National Environmental Education Act grants
Tribal Clean Air Act authority

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activities in the Office's area of respon- develops programs to stimulate and sibilities. The Office implements and improve involvement of small and mimonitors the Agency's equal employ- nority business enterprises; and recment opportunity program; provides ommends the assignment of technical advice and guidance to EPA program advisers to assist designated Procureofficials and Regional Administrators ment Center Representatives of the on EEO matters; serves as advocate for Small Business Administration in their furthering career opportunities for mi duties. The Office represents EPA at norities and women; and processes hearings, interagency meetings, concomplaints of discrimination for Agen

ferences and other appropriate forums cy disposition. The office assures:

on matters related to the advancement (1) Maximum participation of minor

of these cited business enterprises in ity business enterprises under EPA

EPA's Federal Contracting Program. contracts and grants;

(e)(1) Environmental Appeals Board. (2) Equal employment opportunity

The Environmental Appeals Board is a under Agency service contracts, con

permanent body with continuing funcstruction contracts, and grants;

tions composed of no more than four (3) Compliance with the Davis-Bacon Act and related acts;

Board Members designated by the Ad

ministrator. The Board shall decide (4) Compliance with the provisions of

each matter before it in accordance laws affecting Agency programs requiring nondiscrimination on account of

with applicable statutes and regula

tions. The Board typically shall sit on age and physical handicap and; (5) Services or benefits are dispensed

matters before it in three-Member panunder any program or activity receiv

els, and shall decide each matter by a ing Agency financial assistance on a

majority vote. In the event that abnondiscrimination basis.

sence or recusal prevents a three-Mem(c) Science Advisory Board. The

ber panel, the Board shall sit on a matScience Advisory Board, under the di

ter as a panel of two Members, and two rection of a Director, provides expert

Members shall constitute a quorum and independent advice to the Adminis

under such circumstances. The Board trator on the scientific and technical

in its sole discretion shall establish issues facing the Agency. The Office

panels to consider matters before it. advises on broad, scientific, technical

The Board's decisions regarding panel and policy matters; assesses the results

size and composition shall not be reof specific research efforts; assists in

viewable. In the case of a tie vote, the identifying emerging environmental

matter shall be referred to the Adminproblems; and advises the Adminis

istrator to break the tie. trator on the cohesiveness and cur

(2) Functions. The Environmental Aprency of the Agency's scientific pro

peals Board shall exercise any authorgrams.

ity expressly delegated to it in this (d) Office of Small and Disadvantaged

title. With respect to any matter for Business Utilization. The Office of Small which authority has not been expressly and Disadvantaged Business Utiliza delegated to the Environmental Aption, under the supervision of a Direc peals Board, the Environmental Aptor, is responsible for developing policy peals Board shall, at the Administraand procedures implementing the tor's request, provide advice and conAgency's small and disadvantaged busi sultation, make findings of fact and ness utilization responsibilities. The conclusions of law, prepare a recOffice provides information and assist ommended decision, or serve as the ance to components of the Agency's final decisionmaker, as the Adminisfield offices responsible for carrying trator deems appropriate. In perout related activities. The Office devel- forming its functions, the Environops and implements a program to pro mental Appeals Board may consult vide the maximum utilization of with any EPA employee concerning women-owned business enterprises in any matter governed by the rules set all aspects of EPA contract work; in forth in this title, provided such concollaboration with the Procurement sultation does not violate applicable ex and Contracts Management Division, parte rules in this title.

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