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The OSWER Training Coordination Team was created in 1986 as the OSWER Training Forum to respond to training needs of EPA and state personnel involved in solid and hazardous waste cleanup and emergency response. The members of the forum coordinate their efforts to provide training to EPA, federal, state, and tribal personnel responsible for regulatory and enforcement activities.

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Basic Overview of Superfund Online Training Course

Please click here for more information about the Basic Overview of Superfund Online Training Course.

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CERCLA Education Center (CEC) Course News

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PA/SI Webinar Series

The CERCLA Education Center (CEC) is offering a nine-part Preliminary Assessment and Site Inspection (PA/SI) Webinar Series in June and July 2014. PA/SI is an intermediate training course designed for personnel who are required to compile, draft and review PA, SI and HRS documentation records and packages submitted for sites proposed for the National Priorities List (NPL). This course is open to EPA, federal, state, tribal and contractor personnel who support site investigation programs.  For more information and links to register, please visit

New Requirements for Entering Federal Buildings

The government has issued new guidelines regarding access to federal buildings.  In the future it will be important to pay close attention to the location listed for a class, and if you are not sure whether or not the location is in a federal building, please contact the logistics/facility contact listed or the class information contact listed for further clarification.  Please click here to review these new requirements and see what form(s) of identification you will need in the future.

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Upcoming Internet Seminars
Adaptation of Superfund Cleanup to Climate Change
April 01, 2015 at 02:00 PM EDT
Adaptation of Superfund Cleanup to Climate Change is a new two-hour webinar providing an overview of climate change vulnerability analyses and adaptation at contaminated sites. In some circumstances climate change may result in vulne.... [more] Leaving Trainex

US Small Business Funding Opportunities (SBIR/STTR) for Environmental Technologies at NIEHS SRP, EPA, and NSF
April 02, 2015 at 01:00 PM EDT
This webinar is designed to help small businesses and academic researchers better understand the different agencies that fund environmental technologies, and the fundamental goals of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Te.... [more] Leaving Trainex

NARPM Presents...The Superfund Job Training Initiative (SuperJTI)
April 09, 2015 at 01:00 PM EDT
The Superfund Job Training Initiative (SuperJTI) is a job readiness program that provides training and employment opportunities for people living in communities affected by Superfund sites. Many of these areas are Environmental Justice communities - .... [more] Leaving Trainex

Remedy Selection for Contaminated Sediments
April 14, 2015 at 01:00 PM EDT
The sediments underlying many of our nation’s major waterways are contaminated with toxic pollutants from past industrial activities. Cleaning up contaminated sediments is expensive and technically-challenging. Sediment sites are unique, complex, and.... [more] Leaving Trainex

Petroleum Vapor Intrusion: Fundamentals of Screening, Investigation, and Management
April 16, 2015 at 01:00 PM EDT
Chemical contaminants in soil and groundwater can volatilize into soil gas and migrate through unsaturated soils of the vadose zone. Vapor intrusion (VI) occurs when these vapors migrate upward into overlying buildings through cracks and gaps in the .... [more] Leaving Trainex

SRI Webinar Series: How to Bring about Ecological Revitalization on Contaminated Lands
April 21, 2015 at 02:00 PM EDT
Ecological revitalization refers to the process of returning land from a contaminated state to one that supports a functioning and sustainable habitat. While the end use of a contaminated property is typically a local decision made with the site owne.... [more] Leaving Trainex

Military Munitions Support Services - Planning for a Munitions Project
April 23, 2015 at 01:00 PM EDT
This will be a Military Munitions Support Services seminar with subject matter experts discussing the planning strategies and tools used to investigate or remediate munitions properties..... [more] Leaving Trainex