\{JL\    Brownfields 2002 Job  Training  Pilot Fact Sheet
very interested in hiring trained environmental
                  Department of Human Services, Hazardous Materials
                  Training and Research Institute, Terracon, Inc.,
                  Advanced Technologies, Ames Environmental, Inc., and
                  the Waterloo Neighborhood Services Team. Three
                  potential employers have committed to assist in
                  providing student internships, developing the
                  curriculum, providing technical training, loaning
                  instruments, serving on an advisory committee, and
                  placing graduates in jobs.

                                                      Activities planned as part of this Pilot include:

                                                           • Conducting outreach to recruit unemployed and
                                                            underemployed residents of the Rath
                                                            neighborhood of Waterloo;
                                                           • Conducting training for entry-level positions as
                                                            brownfields technicians, including courses in the
                                                            use of innovative assessment and cleanup
                                                            technologies; and
                                                           • Supporting career placement of students for one
                                                            year after the job training is completed.
                                                      The information presented in this fact sheet comes from
                                                      the grant proposal; EPA cannot attest to the accuracy of
                                                      this information. The cooperative agreement for the
                                                      grant has not yet been negotiated. Therefore, activities
                                                      described in this fact sheet are subject to change.
  United States
  Protection Agency
  Washington, DC 20450
Solid Waste
and Emergency
Response (5105T)
         Dec 01