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U.S. EPA, DON'T WASTE ARIZONA TO HOLD WORKSHOP ON GRANTS
Release Date: 1/24/1997
Contact Information: Lois Grunwald, (415) 744-1588
(San Francisco) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) and Don't Waste Arizona will hold a workshop in Phoenix, Ariz. on January 29, 1997, for individuals and representatives of community organizations who have questions on the Environmental Justice Community Grants Program.
The January workshop will help those who are interested in applying for up to $20,000 in U.S. EPA grant funds for projects that address environmental justice issues.
Applications for these funds must be postmarked no later than Friday, March 7, and mailed to: U.S. EPA; Environmental Justice Coordinator (CMD-6); 75 Hawthorne Street; San Francisco, Calif. 94105. The workshop will also provide information on other U.S. EPA grant programs.
The time and location of the workshop is as follows:
10:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. South Mountain Community Center
212 East Alta Vista Phoenix
The U.S. EPA defines environmental justice as the fair treatment of people of all races, cultures, and income with respect to the development, implementation and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies. The environmental justice program also seeks to ensure that all public and private entities and individuals act responsibly to ensure environmental protection to all communities.
For more information on the workshops call the U.S. EPA Environmental Justice Information Line at (415) 744-1565.