The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is seeking applications proposing research to advance air measurement and monitoring methods for air toxics and contaminants of emerging concern in the atmosphere. Applications are due June 2, 2021.
Specifically, this RFA seeks research that will provide:
1. advancements in measurement techniques for real time, continuous measurements of concentrations with minimum detection limits below background concentrations or health risk-based thresholds; and
2. advancements in stationary or mobile near source measurement methods for quantifying emission rates of fugitive emissions.
Up to $800,000 is available for regular awards, and up to $400,000 for early career awards, including direct and indirect costs, with a maximum duration of three years.
Public and private nonprofit institutions/organizations, public and private institutions of higher education, and hospitals located in the U.S., state and local governments, Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments, and U.S. territories or possessions are eligible to apply.