THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES OF SCIENCES, ENGINEERING, AND MEDICINE
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology
Committee on the Review of Environmental Protection Agency’s
Science to Achieve Results’ Research Grant Program
A Review of the Environmental Protection Agency's
Science to Achieve Results Research Program
This new report, A Review of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Science to Achieve Results Research (STAR) Program, from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, assesses the program’s scientific merit, public benefits, and overall contributions in the context of other relevant research and recommends ways to enhance those aspects of the program. This report also considers the conclusions and recommendations of a prior National Research Council review of the STAR program (2003), the STAR program’s research priorities in light of the nation’s environmental challenges, and the effects of recent STAR funding trends on obtaining scientific information needed to protect public health and the environment.