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Title: Grants Disbursed By the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Subject: Research 
Policy No: OSP:2014:01 
Applies: University-wide
Issuing Authority: Senior Vice President for Health Sciences
Responsible Officer: Vice President for Research
Last Revision:
Last Reviewed: 12/19/2014


The purpose of this policy is  to establish guidelines for the expenditure of funds are received from grants disbursed by the Unites States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).


Under the direction of the Senior Vice President for Health Sciences, the Vice President for Research shall ensure compliance with this policy. The Deans, Associate Research Deans, and the respective Department Chair/Unit head shall implement this policy.


A. 40 CFR, Section 33.301[i]


 A.  Pursuant to 40 CFR, Section 33.301, Rowan University is committed to employ good faith efforts to use disadvantaged businesses, including small businesses, minority-owned firms, women's business enterprises, and firms in labor surplus areas, for procuring goods, services, and equipment, whenever possible.

 B.  To the extent permitted by law and whenever practical and within the best interest of the University and the use of public funds, Rowan University will procure goods and services in a manner that includes small businesses, minority-owned firms, and women's business enterprises.

C C.   In order to meet the aforementioned goals the University incorporates the following practices in all open public bidding for projects or tasks funded through EPA disbursed grants: