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Supplemental Public Sector Training (SPST) Grant

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The Secretary of Transportation, subject to the availability of funds, and through a competitive process has authorized the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration to make grants available to national non-profit fire service organizations. These grants serve the purpose of aiding national non-profit organizations with training instructors to conduct hazardous materials response training programs for individuals with a statutory responsibility to respond to hazardous materials accidents and incidents. The SPST grant award amounts prior to 2009 were $250,000; award amounts thereafter were increased to one million dollars.

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PHMSA awarded the Supplemental Public Sector Training (SPST) grant to one national non-profit fire service organization for the purpose of training instructors to conduct hazardous materials response training programs for individuals with statutory responsibility to respond to hazardous materials accidents and incidents. In FY16, PHMSA awarded this grant to the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) in the amount of $932,000.

Updated: Tuesday, May 23, 2017