Project Title & Description
U.S.-Mexico Border Grant - Env-related Disease and Env Exposure in CA/Baja CA
This award provides full EPA funding in the amount of $58,040. Total approved project cost is $90,510. This project involves conducting an inventory of health and hazard based data unique to the border region. Based on information collected, a database will be developed that includes information to be used by schools and health professionals to recognize and treat environmentally-related diseases. This project also looks to identify the sources of air pollution, with a focus on sensitive populations that may be exposed. As a result of this project, efforts will be made to work towards minimizing pollution and reducing exposures. Preaward costs have been approved back to 7/18/05.