The award is a performance partnership grant expected to be used for outreach and education, accreditation besides enforcement.

Training providers, certification firms and individuals who perform lead-based paint abatement activities will be covered under the grant for training and accreditation.

The EPA works with the states to protect individual health and the nation’s air, water and land resources.
States receive funds from the agency to implement the various water, air, waste, pesticides and toxic substances programs.