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(a) New applications.-Applications describe in chart or narrative format the considered relevant to EPA research and progress achieved in relation to the apdemonstration objectives will be reviewed poved schedule and project milestones. for technical merit by at least one re Special problems or delays encountered viewer within EPA and at least two re- must be explained. A summary progress viewers outside EPA. Review by a Na report covering all work on the project tional Advisory Council is statutorily re to date is required to be included with quired for radiation grants.
applications for continuation grants (b) Continuation applications.—Con (see $ 40.165b). This report may be subtinuation applications will be reviewed mitted one quarter prior to the end by appropriate EPA staff only. Recom of the budget period. mendations for continuation of funding
§ 40.160—2 Report of project expendiwill be based on progress toward the ac
tures. complishment of the goals set forth for the project and continued Agency needs
A written expenditures report for each and priorities.
budget period must be submitted to the
grants officer within 90 days after the $ 40.155 Confidential data.
end of each budget period within the (a) Applicants submitting proposals project period and within 90 days after containing confidential data should completion of the project. clearly indicate their desire for confiden
§ 40.160–3 Reporting of inventions. tial treatment of such data by EPA. Confidential treatment will be rendered by
As provided in appendix B of this subEPA to the extent permissible under the
chapter, immediate and full reporting of Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C.
all inventions to the Environmental Pro552) and EPA regulations promulgated
tection Agency is required. In addition: pursuant thereto (40 CFR pt. 2).
(a) An annual invention statement (b) Each application containing data is required with each continuation which the applicant desires to be held application. confidential and used by EPA for evalua
(b) A final invention report is retion purposes only, shall be marked on
quired within 90 days after completion the cover sheet with the following legend:
of the project period.
(c) When a principal investigator Data contained in pages ---- through ---
changes institutions or ceases to direct of this application shall not be used or disclosed, except for evaluation purposes, un
a project, an invention statement must less such data is obtained from another
be promptly submitted with a listing of source without restriction. II, however, a all inventions during his administration grant or contract is awarded as a result of or of the grant. in connection with this application, the government shall have the unlimited right to
$ 40.160-4 Equipment report. duplicate, use or disclose such data for any At the completion or termination of a purpose, unless otherwise provided in such
project, the grantee will submit a listing grant or contract. Such data may be subject to disclosure pursuant to the Freedom of In
of all items of equipment acquired with formation Act (5 U.S.C. 552), and EPA regu
grant funds with an acquisition cost of lations promulgated pursuant thereto (40 $300 or more and having a useful life CFR p. 2).
of more than 1 year. (c) All information and data contained $ 40.160–5 Final report. in the grant application will be subject The grantee shall submit a draft of the
ternal review unless deviation is ap- final report for review no later than 90 proved for good cause pursuant to 40 days prior to the end of the approved CFR 30.1001.
project period. The report shall docu$ 40.160 Reports.
ment project activities over the entire
period of grant support and shall de8 40.160-1 Progress reports.
scribe the grantee's achievements with The grant agreement will normally re- respect to stated project purposes and quire the submission of a brief progress objectives. The report shall set forth in report after the end of each quarter of complete detail all technical aspects of the budget period. A monthly progress the projects, both negative and positive, report may be required for some demon- grantee's findings, conclusions, and restration projects, if set forth in the grant sults, including, as applicable, an evaluaagreement. Progress reports should fully tion of the technical effectiveness and
economic feasibility of the methods or techniques investigated or demonstrated. The final report shall include EPA comment when required by the grants officer. Prior to the end of the project period, one reproducible copy suitable for printing and such other copies as may be stipulated in the grant agreement shall be transmitted to the grants officer. 8 40.165 Continuation grants.
To be eligible for a continuation grant within the approved project period, the grantee must:
(a) Have demonstrated satisfactory performance during all previous budget periods; and
(b) Submit no later than 90 days prior to the end of the budget period a continuation application which includes a detailed summary progress report, an estimated financial statement for the current budget period, a budget for the new budget period; and an updated work plan revised to account for actual progress accomplished during the current budget period.
PART 45—TRAINING GRANTS AND
Subpart A-Training Grants Sec. 45.100 Purpose of regulation, 45.101 Applicability and scope. 45.102 Authority. 45.103 Objectives. 45.105 Definitions. 45.105–1 Professional training. 45.105–2 Scholarship. 45.105–3 Stipend. 45.105-4 Technician training. 45.115 Eligibility. 45.125 Application requirements. 45.130 Evaluation of applications. 45.135 Supplemental grant conditions. 45.140 Project period. 45.145 Allocation and allowability of
costs. 45.150 Reports. 45.150-1 Interim progress report. 45.150-2 Final progress report. 45.150-3 Report of expenditures. 45.150-4 Equipment report. 45.155 Continuation grant. Subpart B-Manpower Forecasting (Reserved] AUTHORITY: Authorities cited in § 45.102.
SOURCE: 38 FR 16059, June 20, 1973, unless otherwise noted.
Subpart A-Training Grants § 45.100 Purpose of regulation.
This part establishes and codifies policies and procedures governing the award
of training grants by the Environmental Protection Agency. $ 45.101 Applicability and scope.
This part establishes mandatory policies and procedures for all EPA training grants. The provisions of this part supplement the EPA general grant regulations and procedures (pt. 30 of this chapter). Accordingly, all EPA training grants are awarded subject to the EPA general grant regulations and procedures (pt. 30 of this chapter) and to the applicable provisions of this part 45. § 45.102 Authority.
The Environmental Protection Agency is authorized to award training grants under the following statutes:
(a) Section 103 of the Clean Air Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 1857b).
(b) Sections 104, 109, 110, and 111 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, as amended (33 U.S.C. 1254, 1259, 1260, 1261),
(c) Sections 301 and 314 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 241 and 246).
(d) Sections 204 and 210 of the Solid Waste Disposal Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 3253 and 3254d).
(e) Section 23 of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act as amended by Public Law 92–516 (7 U.S.C. 136u). $ 45.103 Objectives.
Grants awarded under this part are intended for occupational and professional training and to develop careeroriented personnel qualified to work in pollution abatement and control.
Training grants will be awarded:
(a) To assist in planning, implementing, and improving environmental training programs;
(b) To increase the number of adequately trained pollution control and abatement personnel;
(c) To upgrade the level of training among State and local environmental control personnel; and
(d) To bring new people into the environmental control field. § 45.105 Definitions.
As used throughout this subpart A, the words and terms defined in this section shall have the meanings set forth below. $ 45.105–1 Professional training.
Training of individuals, at the post baccalaureate level, in subjects which
pertain to pollution abatement and con- $45.125 Application requirements. trol.
Applications shall be submitted in ac$ 45.105–2 Scholarship.
cordance with part 30, subpart B of this Financial assistance to students en
chapter rolled in a training program, limited to § 45.130 Evaluation of applications. tuition and fees only.
Periodically, training grant applica$ 45.105_3 Stipend.
tions will be evaluated for program releSupplemental financial assistance to vance, and will compete for available students who are recipients of scholar
funds according to priorities established ships.
by EPA. Evaluations shall be conducted
by EPA staff with advisory assistance as $ 45.1054 Technician training.
appropriate. Consideration will be given Training of individuals, at the post to the following criteria: high school, junior college, and bacca (a) Relevance of proposal to agency laureate levels, in the practical technical objectives, priorities, achievement of nadetails and special techniques of occupa tional goals and technical merit; tions in the environmental areas.
(b) Competency of the proposed staff $ 45.115 Eligibility.
in relation to the type of project in
volved; Training grants may be awarded to
(c) Feasibility of the proposal; any responsible applicant as follows:
(d) Adequacy of applicant's resources (a) Clean Air Act.-Section 103(6)
available for the project; (3).–Air pollution control agencies, pub
(e) Amount of grant funds necessary lic and nonprofit private agencies, insti
for the completion of the project; tutions, organizations, and to individu
(f) In addition, grants awarded under als. No grant may be made under this
section 104 (g) (1) of the Federal Water act to any private profitmaking orga
Pollution Control Act, shall be subject to nization.
the following criteria: b) Federal Water Pollution Control
(1) Assessment of need for training in Act.-(1) Section 104 (b) (3).-State wa
à State or municipality based on such ter pollution control agencies, interstate
problems as violation of discharge peragencies, other public or nonprofit pri
mit conditions, and faulty or improper vate agencies, institutions, organizations,
operation and/or maintenance of existand to individuals.
ing plants. (2) Section 104(g) (3) (A).-Public or
(2) Wastewater treatment works conprivate agencies and institutions, and to
struction grant activities in the State. individuals.
(3) Section 104(0) (1) and 104(0) (3) § 45.135 Supplemental grant condi(C).-State and interstate agencies, mu
tions. nicipalities, educational institutions, and In addition to the EPA general grant other organizations and to individuals. conditions (appendix A to subchapter B
(4) Section 109, 110, and 111.-Insti- of this title), each training grant shall tutions of higher education or combina be subject to the following conditions: tions of such institutions.
(a) The grantee shall not require the (c) Solid Waste Disposal Act.-(1) performance of personal services by inSection 204 (6) (3).-Public or private dividuals receiving training as a condiagencies and institutions and individ- tion for assistance. uals.
(b) Recipients of assistance under (2) Section 210(a).-State or inter
training grants shall be entitled to the state agencies, municipalities, educa
normal student holidays observed by an tional institutions, and other organiza
academic institution, or the holiday and tions.
vacation schedule applicable to all train(d) Public Health Service Act, Grants will be made only to a university,
ees at a nonacademic institution. hospital, laboratory, other public and
(c) Recipients of assistance under private institutions, and to individuals.
training grants must be citizens of the No grant may be made under this Act to
United States, its territories, or possesany profit-making organization.
sions, or lawfully admitted to the United (e) Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, States for permanent residence. and Rodenticide Act.-(1) Section 23 (d) Generally training grants will pro(a).States.
vide for student support only through scholarships. Stipends are permitted ect period and shall set forth the extent when, in the judgment of the grantee, to which the project objectives have been they are needed to attract qualified stu- achieved. dents provided that not more than
§ 45.150–3 Report of expenditures. $20,000 of amounts awarded for a budget period may be used for such stipends: No later than 90 days following the And further provided, That no annual
end of each budget period the grantee stipend may be less than $1,000 or more
must submit a report of project expendithan $3,000 with payment prorated
tures. Final report of expenditures must monthly.
reflect cumulative project expenditures. (e) Training grants awarded under
8 45.150-4 Equipment report. section 111 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act will be subject to the
No later than 90 days following the following condition: Grantees must ob
end of the project period the grantee tain the following agreement in writing
must submit a listing of all items of from persons awarded scholarships under
equipment acquired with grant funds section 111 for undergraduate study of
with an acquisition cost of $300 or more the operation and maintenance of treat
and having a useful life of more than ment works:
1 year. I agree to enter and remain in an occupa § 45.155 Continuation grant. tion involving the design, operation, or main- To be eligible for a continuation grant tenance of waste treatment works for a pe
within the approved project period, the riod of 2 years after the satisfactory completion of my studies under this program.
grantee must: I understand that if I fail to perform this (a) Have demonstrated satisfactory obligation I may be required to repay the performance during all previous budget amount of my scholarship.
periods. The grantee agrees to take such action (b) Submit a continuation application as may reasonably be required to enforce including an interim progress report and the foregoing agreement. Any sums re- an estimated report of expenditures. ceived by the grantee shall be credited or Subpart B-Manpower Forecasting paid to the United States in accordance
[Reserved] with $ 30.603 of this chapter. 8 45.140 Project period.
Sec. The project period for a training grant 46.100 Purpose of regulation. may not exceed 3 years.
46.101 Applicability and scope.
46.102 Authority. § 45.145 Allocation and allowability of 46.103 Objectives. costs.
46.104 Type of fellowships.
46.105 (a) Allocation and allowability of costs
46.105-1 Full-time fellow. will be determined in accordance with 46.105-2 Part-time fellow. $ 30.701 of this chapter.
46.105-3 Stipend. (b) Costs incurred for the purchase
46.115 of land or the construction of buildings
46.120 Application requirements. are not allowable.
46.122 Evaluation of application. $ 45.150 Reports.
46.135 Award and duration of fellowship.
46.136 Initiation of studies. $ 45.150_1 Interim progress report. 46.140 Fellowship agreement.
46.141 An application for continued support
Fellowship agreement amendment.
46.145 Payment. shall include a brief (less than five 46.150 Publications and thesis. pages) progress report. This progress re 46.155 Deviations. port must show the progress achieved
46.165 Termination. and explain special problems or delays. AUTHORITY: Authorities cited in § 46.102. 8 45.150_2 Final progress report.
SOURCE: 38 FR 16061, June 20, 1973, unless A final progress report is required 90
otherwise noted. days prior to conclusion of the project § 46.100 Purpose of regulation. period. The report shall briefly document This part establishes and codifies project activities during the entire proj- policies and procedures governing the
award of fellowships by the Environmental Protection Agency. $ 46.101 Applicability and scope.
This part establishes mandatory policies and procedures for all EPA fellowships. $ 46.102 Authority.
The Environmental Protection Agency is authorized to grant fellowship awards under the following statutes:
(a) Section 103(b) (6) of the Clean Air Act as amended (42 U.S.C. 1857b(b) (6)).
(b) Sections 104(b) (5) and 104(g) (3) (B) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, as amended (33 U.S.C. 1254 (b) (5) and 1254 (g) (3) (B)). $ 46.103 Objectives.
Fellowships awarded under this part are intended to encourage and promote the specialized training of individuals as practitioners in pollution abatement and control. $ 46.104 Type of fellowships.
(a) Agency fellowships are awarded to present or prospective employees of a regional, State, or local environmental pollution control or regulatory agency to provide training for and upgrading of personnel in the areas of pollution abatement and control.
(b) Special fellowships are awarded to individuals for education and training in pollution control science, engineering, and technology and in specialty areas supportive of pollution abatement and control efforts. $ 46.105 Definitions. 8 46.105-1 Full-time fellow.
An individual duly enrolled in an educational program 1 nrogram
directly relating to
directly relating to pollution abatement and control, and taking a minimum of 12 semester or quarter hours for credit or an academic workload otherwise defined by the institution as a full-time curriculum. The fellow need not be pursuing an advanced degree. 8 46.105–2 Part-time fellow.
An individual duly enrolled in an educational program directly relating to pollution abatement and control, and taking not less than 3 credit hours per academic term. The fellow need not be pursuing an advanced degree.
$ 46.105-3 Stipend.
Supplemental financial assistance to recipients of fellowships. $ 46.110 Benefits.
(a) Recipients of assistance under this part shall be entitled to tuition and fees, an allowance for books and supplies up to a maximum of $250, and the normal student holidays observed by an academic institution.
(b) Agency fellows attending fulltime may, on the basis of need, set forth in the application, receive an annual stipend up to $6,500 from EPA funds.
(c) Agency fellows attending parttime may receive a small stipend when justified by needs related to the purpose of the fellowship.
(d) Special fellows may receive not more than $3,600 total annual amount from EPA for full-time attendance payable on a pro-rata monthly basis. $ 46.115 Eligibility.
All applicants for fellowships under this part must be (a) citizens of the United States, its territories, or possessions, or lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence, and (b) accepted by an accredited educational institution for full or part-time enrollment for academic credit in an educational program which directly relates to pollution apatement and control. Applicants for agency fellowships must be present or prospective employees of a regional, State, or local environmental pollution control or regulatory agency. Present employees must be recommended for a fellowship by their employing agency. Priority in award of fellowships to prospective agency employees will be given to those applicants who provide evidence that they have explored, in direct agency contact, opportunities for agency employment. Such applicants are encouraged to obtain written appraisal of their employment potential and probability of actual employment assuming successful completion of the training. $ 46.120 Application requirements.
All applications for EPA fellowships shall be submitted to the Grants Administration Division, Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C. 20460, upon such forms as the Administrator shall prescribe and shall include copies