- WEB EXCLUSIVE
- PE COFFEEHAUS
Fine and coarse particles are distinct in their emission sources, formation processes, chemical composition, atmospheric residence times, transport distances and other parameters. PM is known to contribute to adverse respiratory and cardiovascular problems and is regulated under the CAA. In 1997, the agency added new standards for PM 2.5, particles smaller than 2.5 micrometers in width.
The EPA will provide six or seven awards for a total of $3 million through its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program. The deadline for research applications is March 31, 2004. Contact Darrell Winner at (202) 564-6929 or email@example.com, or visit http://es.epa.gov/ncer/rfa/2004/2004_source_pm.html.