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Brownfields Assessment and Cleanup Cooperative Agreements

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005

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Range and Average of Financial Assistance

(1) For assessment grants, an eligible entity may apply for up to $200,000 to address sites contaminated by hazardous substances, pollutants, or contaminants (including hazardous substances co-mingled with petroleum) and up to $200,000 to address sites contaminated by petroleum. Applicants may request a waiver of the $200,000 limit up to $350,000 for sites contaminated by hazardous substances, pollutants, or contaminants (including hazardous substances co-mingled with petroleum) and up to $350,000 to address sites contaminated by petroleum. Waiver requests must be based on the anticipated level of contamination, size, or ownership status of the site. These limits are mandatory under CERCLA 104(k)(4)(A). (2) For revolving loan fund grants, an eligible entity may apply for up to $1,000,000 for an initial RLF grant. Coalitions of eligible entities may apply together under one recipient for up to $1,000,000 per eligible entity. This limit is mandatory under CERCLA 104(k)(4)(A). (3) For cleanup grants, an eligible entity may apply for up to $200,000 per site. The $200,000 per site limit is mandatory under CERCLA 104(k)(3)(A). In Fiscal Year 2004, EPA anticipates limiting assessment funding to $400,000 per eligible entity unless a statutory waiver of the $200,000 per site limit is granted. The maximum amount of assessment funding available per applicant if waivers are granted is anticipated to be $700,000 per eligible entity. The Agency anticipates limiting the number of applications that it will consider for cleanup grants to five sites per eligible applicant. Applicants have to prove fee simple title ownership by the time of award and no later than September 30, 2004, to receive cleanup grants.

Note: This section lists the representative range (smallest to largest) of the amount of financial assistance available. These figures are based upon funds awarded in the past fiscal year and the current fiscal year to date. Also indicated is an approximate average amount of awards which were made in the past and current fiscal years.

Obligations

FY 03 $73,100,000; FY 04 est $73,100,000; and FY 05 est $73,100,000

Note: The dollar amounts listed in this section represent obligations for the past fiscal year (PY), estimates for the current fiscal year (CY), and estimates for the budget fiscal year (BY) as reported by the Federal agencies. Obligations for non-financial assistance programs indicate the administrative expenses involved in the operation of a program.

Account Identification

68-0103-0-1-304.

Note: Note: This 11-digit budget account identification code represents the account which funds a particular program. This code should be consistent with the code given for the program area as specified in Appendix III of the Budget of the United States Government.