Grants Program

Hazardous Materials Grants Program

Hazardous Materials Grants Program
Hazardous Materials Grants Program

About Hazardous Materials Grants Program

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Administration (PHMSA), Hazardous Materials (Hazmat) Grants Program is comprised of three grants:

  • Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness (HMEP);
  • Hazardous Materials Instructor Training (HMIT)
  • Supplemental Public Sector Training (SPST); and

The Hazmat Grants Program is funded by registration fees collected from hazardous materials (hazmat) shippers and carriers who offer for transportation or transport certain hazmat in intrastate, interstate, or foreign commerce in accordance with 49 CFR Part 107, Subpart G. These fees fund the three hazmat grants, monitoring and technical assistance, curriculum development, and the development of the Emergency Response Guide (ERG). The total appropriations authorization for the Hazmat Grants Program is $28.3M.

Featured Items/Latest News

DOT Announces the 2016 Guidelines for Hazardous Materials Response, Planning and Prevention/Mitigation Training.

Click link below to access the 2016 Guidelines.
http://www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/dot-announces-the-2016-guidelines-for-hazardous-materials-response-planning-and-prevention-mitigation-training

DOT Announces $5.9 Million in First Responder Grants to Help Protect Communities From Flammable Liquids by Rail Incidents.

Click link below to read PHMSA Press Release.
http://www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/dot-announces-5-9-million-in-first-responder-grants-to-help-protect-communities-from-flammable-liquids-by-rail-incidents

DOT Announces $19.9 Million in First Responder Grants to Help Protect Communities PHMSA's

Click link below to read PHMSA Press Release.
http://www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/dot-announces-19-9-million-in-first-responder-grants-to-help-protect-communities

 

Contact Us

Hazmat Grants Program/PHH-50
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
East Building, 2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20590
Phone: 202-366-1109
Fax: 202-366-7342
Email: hmep.grants@dot.gov
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