2017 Pollution Prevention Institute Request for Application


Award Date: March 15, 2017

Total Funding Available: $19,500,000

Questions Due Date: November 8, 2017

Details: A pollution prevention institute in New York state (hereafter, “the Institute”) will offer an unparalleled center for technology evaluation and development.

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is pleased to announce funding for projects that will implement the “pollution prevention institute.”

As per § 28-0112 of the Environmental Conservation Law (ECL), the “pollution prevention institute” shall mean an institute whose mission is to promote one or more of the purposes of § 28-0103 of the ECL through research, development, technology demonstration, technology transfer, education, outreach, recognition and training programs in a manner consistent with the definition of pollution prevention and the principles of pollution prevention established by this article, including but not limited to green chemistry and reuse and re-manufacturing.


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