Jump to main content or area navigation.

Contact Us

Extramural Research

2001 News and Events Archive

Featured Stories | People In The News | Grant Applications Sought | Grants Awarded | Past Events

Featured Stories

December 12, 2001
New Catalytic Combustion Process to Control NOx Emissions

WASHINGTON - Thermacore, Inc. presents company's new catalytic combustion process for controlling nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions to EPA.
[Read More]

December 12, 2001
New Technology for Downhole Sampling

WASHINGTON - EPA/NCER's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is helping to identify the types and levels of contamination in soil and groundwater.
[Read More]

October 12, 2001
EPA - Funded Small Business Receives Prestigious Tibbetts Award

WASHINGTON - ASTER, Inc., with support from EPA's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program, has developed and commercialized a process to recycle automotive overspray paint wastes that are usually deposited in landfills. The process helps address the problem of landfill overcrowding and supports EPA's strategic goal of decreasing the quantity of waste requiring disposal.
[Read More]

People In The News

December 20, 2001
Beyond Estrogen: New Views of Endocrine Disruption in Wildlife

WASHINGTON - Dr. Louis Guillette, Jr. discusses his work on endocrine disruption in alligators, fish, and other aquatic wildlife.
[Read More]

October 10, 2001
EPA STAR Researcher Receives Best Paper Award From Teratology Society

WASHINGTON - Professor Patricia Rodier was recently awarded the James G. Wilson Publication Award for the best paper published in the journal Teratology. Rodier paper was cited for its originality, approach, and impact.
[Read More]

Grant Applications Sought

November 7, 2001
EPA Issues Call for Nominations For Scientific and Technological Achievement

WASHINGTON - Nominations are being accepted for the 2001/2002 Scientific and Technological Achievement Awards (STAA) program.
[Read More]

Grants Awarded

December 12, 2001
Contracts Awarded For Commercialization Of Environmental Technologies

WASHINGTON - Contracts have been awarded to four small businesses for the final development and initial commercialization of new technologies for environmental protection.
[Read More]

November 30, 2001
$22 Million Hazardous Substance Grant to 22 Universities; 30 Percent of Money Must Assist Low-Income Communities

WASHINGTON - EPA Administrator Christie Whitman today awarded more than $22 million in research grants to establish five new Hazardous Substance Research Centers affiliated with 22 universities.
[Read More]

November 26, 2001
Contracts Awarded for Commercialization of Drinking Water Technologies

WASHINGTON - The EPA recently awarded contracts to two small business companies for the final development and initial commercialization of new environmental technologies to remove pathogens from drinking water supplies.
[Read More]

November 26, 2001
Contracts Awarded for Commercialization of Mercury Detection and Removal Technologies

WASHINGTON - The EPA recently awarded contracts to four small business companies for the final development and initial commercialization of new environmental technologies for mercury removal and monitoring.
[Read More]

October 25, 2001
New Children's Environmental Health Centers Announced

WASHINGTON - EPA Administrator, Christie Whitman and National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences' Director, Dr. Kenneth Olden have announced four new children's environmental health research The centers will focus on childhood autism and such behavioral problems as attention deficit disorder.
[Read More]

October 15, 2001
Star Grants Awarded For Invasive Species Research

WASHINGTON - EPA's Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program has awarded grants totaling more than $3.5 million to seven universities and one nonprofit agency to study invasive species in the US. The research will address issues related to invasive species of plants and animals which result in irreversible environmental changes causing insignificant economic and natural resource losses.
[Read More]

October 10, 2001
Contracts Awarded for Commercialization of Environmental Technologies

WASHINGTON - EPA's Small Business Innovation Program recently awarded two-year contracts to three companies for the final development and initial commercialization of new cutting-edge environmental technologies.
[Read More]

Past Events

November 26, 2001
EPA/NSF "Economic Valuation Of Mortality Risk Reduction" Workshop Held

WASHINGTON - A two-day workshop to discuss methods for valuing risk reductions in human mortality was held on November 6-7, 2001.
[Read More]

Top of page

Jump to main content.