This new three-year ATSDR cooperation program to encourage local environmental exposure reduction (APPLETREE) efforts will fund approximately 25 state-recognized Indian and/Alaska Native Tribal health agencies and/or governments for a performance period from April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2023. For more information about ATSDR, see www.atsdr.cdc.gov. ATSDR also provides comprehensive information on individual hazardous substances in its toxicology profiles and ToxFAQs databases. The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) conducts activities through a cooperation agreement with the Toxic Substances and Disease Registry Agency (ATSDR), the leading federal public health authority responsible for determining human health effects from toxic exposures, preventing prolonged exposures and reducing the associated risks to human health at hazardous waste sites. The Office of Environmental Health has entered into a cooperation agreement with the U.S. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) entitled APPLETREE (ATSDR`s Partnership to Promote Localized Efforts to Reduce Environmental Exposure). ATSDR funds 25 cooperation agreements to help states develop their assessment and response capabilities to specific site-specific questions related to human exposure to hazardous substances in the environment. ATSDR presents health assessments and consultations for the State of Alaska on the following website: www.atsdr.cdc.gov/HAC/PHA/HCPHA.asp?State=Alaska ATSDR is based in Atlanta, Georgia, with 10 regional offices and an office in Washington, D.C. The Agency has co-operation agreements with 29 states, including Alaska, to provide technical assistance to public health professionals conducting public health assessments or health consultations, exposure reviews, health studies and health education. Under this cooperation agreement, funded candidates are provided with resources and guidance to assess and respond to specific issues related to exposure to hazardous substances in the environment. For more information about ATSDR, see www.atsdr.cdc.gov or phone at 1-800-CDC-INFO (232-4636). For more information about the APPLETREE program, see www.atsdr.cdc.gov/states/index.html. .
(USDOC) Department of Commerce -> Economic Development Administration The Toxic Substances and Disease Registry Agency (ATSDR), a federal public health authority, is pleased to announce that a new opinion on the funding opportunity (NOFO) for its APPLETREE program was issued on www.Grants.gov.