The Measure of STAR: Review of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Research Grants Program
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The Measure of STAR:
Review of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Research Grants Program
(2003)
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The report favorably reviews the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's competitive research grants program, finding that it has yielded significant new findings and knowledge critical for EPA's decision-making process. Established in 1995, the grants program was designed to enable the nation's best scientists and engineers to explore new ways to safeguard the environment and protect public health. The program awards about $100 million a year in grants and fellowships to independent investigators, multidisciplinary teams, and graduate students at universities and nonprofit institutions.

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  • Environment and Environmental Studies — Policy, Reviews and Evaluations

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192 pages | 6x9
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ISBN: 978-0-309-08938-8
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National Research Council. The Measure of STAR: Review of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Research Grants Program. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2003.

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