15 U.S. Code § 2668 - Regional radon training centers
(a) Funding program
Upon application of colleges, universities, institutions of higher learning, or consortia of such institutions, the Administrator may make a grant or cooperative agreement, subject to such terms and conditions as the Administrator considers appropriate, under this section to the applicant for the purpose of establishing and operating a regional radon training center.
(b) Purpose of centers
The purpose of a regional radon training center is to develop information and provide training to Federal and State officials, professional and private firms, and the public regarding the health risks posed by radon and demonstrated methods of radon measurement and mitigation.
Any colleges, universities, institutions of higher learning or consortia of such institutions may submit an application for funding under this section. Such applications shall be submitted to the Administrator in such form and containing such information as the Administrator may require.
(d) Selection criteria
The Administrator shall support at least 3 eligible applications with the full amount of available funds. The Administrator shall select recipients of funding under this section to ensure that funds are equitably allocated among regions of the United States, and on the basis of each of the following criteria:
(1) The extent to which the applicant’s program will promote the purpose described in subsection (b) of this section.
(2) The demonstrated expertise of the applicant regarding radon measurement and mitigation methods and other radon-related issues.
(3) The demonstrated expertise of the applicant in radon training and in activities relating to information development and dissemination.
(e) Termination of funding
No funding may be given under this section in any fiscal year to an applicant which in the preceding fiscal year received funding under this section unless the Administrator determines that the recipient satisfactorily implemented the activities that were funded in the preceding year.
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