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PUBLIC LAW 95-000—MMMM. DD, 1978

PUBLIC LAW 95-477—OCT. 18, 1978

92 STAT. 1511

academic training, for the purpose of making a career change in order to better carry out the Agency's research mission. (2) The Administrator shall select and appoint staff members for these assignments according to rules and criteria promulgated by him. The Agency may continue to pay the salary and benefits of the appointees as well as reasonable and appropriate relocation expenses and tuition. (3) The term of each appointment shall be for up to one year, with a single renewal of up to one year in appropriate cases at the discretion of the Administrator. (4) Staff members appointed to this program shall not count against any Agency personnel ceiling during the term of their appointment. (b)(1) The Administrator is authorized to appoint up to 25 Postdoctoral Kesearch Fellows in accordance with the provisions of section 213.3102 (aa) of title 5 of the Code of Federal Kegulations. (2) Persons holding these appointments shall not count against any personnel ceiling of the Agency. (c)(1) The Administrator is authorized and encouraged to utilize research associates from outside the Federal Government in conducting the research, development, and demonstration programs of the Agency. (2) These persons shall be selected and shall serve according to rules and criteria promulgated by the Administrator. (d) For all programs in this section, the Administrator shall place special emphasis on providing opportunities for education and training of women and minority groups. REUSE o r

Salaries and expenses. Term.


SEC. 7. (a)(1) Section 5(a)(2) of the Environmental Research, Development, and Demonstration Authorization Act of 1978 (Public Law 95-155) is amended by inserting "agricultural use or" immediately after "reuse of wastewaters for drinking and'". (2) This subsection shall become effective October 1, 1978. (b)(1) Not later than nine months after the date of enactment of this Act, the Administrator shall promulgate guidelines establishing supplemental standards or treatment technique requirements for microbiological, viral, radiological, organic, and inorganic contaminants, which guidelines shall be conditions, as provided in paragraph (2), of any grant for a demonstration project for water reclamation, recycling, and reuse funded under section 5 of Public Law 95-155 or under section 1444(a)(2) of the Public Health Service Act, where such project involves direct human consumption of treated wastewater. Such guidelines shall provide for sufficient control of each such contaminant, such that in the Administrator's judgment, no adverse effects on the health of persons may reasonably be anticipated to occur, allowing an adequate margin of safety. (2) A grant referred to in paragraph (1) for a project which involves direct human consumption of treated wastewater may be awarded on or after the date of promulgation of guidelines under this subsection only if the applicant demonstrates to the satisfaction of the Administrator that the project— (A) will comply with all national primary drinking water regulations under section 1412 of the Public Health Service Act; (B) will comply with all guidelines under this subsection; and (C) will in other respects provide safe drinking water.

42 USC 300j-3a. 42 USC 300j-3a note. contaminant standards or treatment techniques, guidelines. 42 USC 300j-3b.

Grant awards, criteria.

42 USC 300g-l.