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The Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness (HMEP) grant program is intended to provide financial and technical assistance as well as national direction and guidance to enhance State, Territorial, Tribal, and local hazardous materials emergency planning and training. The HMEP Grant Program distributes fees collected from shippers and carriers of hazardous materials to emergency responders for hazmat training and to Local Emergency Planning Committees (LEPCs) for hazmat planning.

The following are reports about HMEP Grants.
Current & Historical Grants
2008 Grants (Press Release 07-07)
DOT Grants $12.8 Million to First Responders and Emergency Workers to Improve Hazardous Materials Planning and Training
2008 Grants (Press Release 08-07)
DOT Grants $372,000 to American Indian Tribes to Improve Hazardous Materials Planning and Training
2008 Grants (Press Release 09-07)
$250,000 Grant Boosts Hazardous Materials Response Training Around the Nation
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HMEP Grants Program / PHH-64
East Bldg, 2nd Floor
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590

Charles Rogoff


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The National Association of SARA Title III Program Officials (NASTTPO) is made up of members and staff of State Emergency Response Commissions (SERCs), Tribal Emergency Response Commissions (TERCs), Local Emergency Planning Committees (LEPCs), various federal agencies and private industry.
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