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Web Taxonomy-Coop & Assistance Topics
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WBT - Coop & Assistance Topics
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Web Taxonomy-Coop & Assistance Topics
Extensible list of topics related to environmental economics and policy referred to or associated with content.
Enforcement & Compliance, Information Management/Systems, Policy & Guidance
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Office of Environmental Information, Office of Information Analysis and Access
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Expand Advising & Consulting - Advising and Consulting involves the guidance and consultative services provided by the Federal Government to support the implementation of a specific Service for Citizen. [EPA BRM] 
Expand Education - Education refers to those activities that impart knowledge or understanding of a particular subject to the public. Education can take place at a formal school, college, university or other training program. This Line of Business includes all government programs that promote the education of the public, including both earned and unearned benefit programs. [EPA BRM] 
Bullet Training & Certification  
Bullet Technical Assistance  
Bullet Technology Transfer - Exchange or sharing of knowledge, skills, processes, or technologies across different organizations. [Science and Engineering Indicators 2006] 
Expand Community Assistance - Work in partnership with communities to develop, operate and support the cleanup and control of pollution and toxics in their local areas. 
Bullet Community Awareness - The knowledge and education of a populace regarding the condition and health of its land, water, air, as well as how environmental issues may affect the health of individuals. 
Bullet Community Involvement - Involvement in public or private actions, as members or as a member of a particular ethnic, political or social group, with the purpose of exerting influence. [GEMET-US] 
Bullet Community Relations - The EPA effort to establish two-way communication with the public to create understanding of EPA programs and related actions, to ensure public input into decision-making processes related to affected communities, and to make certain that the Agency is aware of and responsive to public concerns. Specific community relations activities are required in relation to Superfund remedial actions. [Terms of Env] 
Bullet Environmental Justice - Use for content related to the fair treatment for people of all races, cultures, and incomes regarding the development of environmental laws, regulations, and policies. Includes issuing guidance for EPA staff, performing training within the Agency, coordinating with states, Indian tribes, industry, and all stakeholders, devoting resources to environmental justice program implementation, and developing measurement tools for accountability. 
Expand Financial Assistance - Help and support provided on matters concerning money. [GEMET-US] 
Bullet Fellowships - An award made directly to an individual in support of specific educational pursuits. The individual cannot be an employee of the granting organization. Can be a graduate or postdoctoral appointment. [MIT] 
Bullet Grants - Grants are not benefits or entitlements. A federal grant is an award of financial assistance from a federal agency to a recipient to carry out a public purpose of support or stimulation authorized by a law of the United States. Federal grants are not federal assistance or loans to individuals. [Grants.Gov] 
Bullet Revolving Funds - Financing tool that recycles funds by providing loans, receiving loan repayments, and then providing further loans. [DOT/FHA Glossary] 
Bullet Tax Credits - Tax Credits allow a special exclusion, exemption, or deduction from gross income or which provide a special credit, a preferential rate of tax, or a deferral of tax liability designed to encourage certain kinds of activities or to aid taxpayers in special circumstances. [EPA BRM] 
Expand International Cooperation - The collaboration between governments, businesses or individuals in which it is agreed to work together on similar objectives or strategies, particularly in research or in setting industrial standards. [GEMET-US] 
Bullet Border Issues - Human health and ecosystem protection along U.S. shared borders with Mexico and Canada. 
Bullet Import / Export - Import:The act of bringing goods and merchandise into a country from a foreign country. (Source: WESTS) Export: To send, take or carry an article of trade or commerce out of the country. To transport merchandise from one country to another in the course of trade. (Source: WESTS) [GEMET-US] 
Bullet Partnerships - A relationship between individuals or groups that is characterized by mutual cooperation and responsibility, as for the achievement of a specified goal. [American Heritage Dictionary] 
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