Past Initiatives

 

EPA Grants Management & Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Rule

Training and technical assistance initiative for Tribes, U. S. Territories and Insular Areas. EPA’s Office of Grants and Debarment, and Office of Small Business Programs entered into a partnership with PETE to develop this training…

 

 

 

 

 

Maine NEMO Program

The principal objective of Maine NEMO was to educate municipal officials about the consequences of land-use decisions on water quality. In addition, the long-term goal of the program was to raise awareness about non-point source pollution amongst citizen and stakeholder groups throughout Maine…

 

 

 

 

nsftribalthumbPETE/NSF Tribal Program

The mission of this project was to strengthen environmental science and technology programs at Tribal Colleges consistent with the unique needs and traditions of these communities while acknowledging that there is a critical cultural component to the study of environmental science by Native Americans…

 

 


OSHA Shipbreaking Project – Shipbreaking Health and Safety Plan Development and Training Program Summary

This program was designed in conjunction with OSHA to help the shipbreaking industry provide training to employees of NAVY and MARAD locations in Brownsville, TX…

 

 


 

Urban Stream NPS TMDL’s in Maine Demonstration Project

The Urban Stream Project was a contract with ME DEP with the primary objective to provide all of the technical information required to prepare NPS TMDL’s for a set of four urban streams in Maine…

 

 


 

 

NYC/Maine Youth in the Environment

PETE has been awarded numerous past grants from EPA Regions 1 and 2 to develop and operate a “Youth in the Environment Initiative” education and training program in both Maine, and NYC.  This program is designed to introduce inner city students to occupational opportunities in the environmental arena…

 

 

 


Lead Impact – Vocational Teacher Training in the State of Maine

This contract was awarded from ME DEP to develop an instructors guide to compliment the lead abatement awareness web based training program developed by the Narragansett Indian Tribe for US EPA Region 1…

 

 

 

 


Tribal Pollution Prevention – Native American Tribal Pollution Prevention (P2) Promotion Guide

This contract was awarded from EPA OPPT for the development on a promotional guide highlighting a successful Native American Tribal Government Pollution Prevention Project…

 

 

 


WAVE

US EPA Water Alliance Voluntary Efficiency for Colleges and Universities – is a training and “implementation” pilot project based on the benefits of utilizing EPA’s new WAVE saver for Colleges and Universities throughout the Northeast United States…

 

 

 


International Programs