Grants Database

Grantee:
California Environmental Research Group
Amount Awarded:
$69,450
Project Title:
Technical Assistance Grant
Fund:
Funding Partnerships, 1999
Website:
Issue:
Toxics/Environmental Health and Justice
Region:
Sacramento Valley
County/Counties:
Sacramento County
Project Description:

Funds statewide research and advocacy to pressure the California Department of Toxic Substances Control to stop the controversial practice of granting hazardous waste variances. These variances allow hazardous waste to be legally disposed of at municipal landfills — threatening community health at both the original waste site and at the landfill.