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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 09-1290


Municipal Recycling Program Performance Grant Applications under Act 101, Section 904 of The Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling and Waste Reduction Act of 1988

[39 Pa.B. 4176]
[Saturday, July 18, 2009]

Application Period for Calendar Year 2008

   The Department of Environmental Protection (Department) announces a request for applications from municipalities for recycling performance grant assistance for recycling programs under the Pennsylvania Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling and Waste Reduction Act of Municipalities (53 P. S. § 4000.904). include counties, cities, boroughs, incorporated towns, townships, home rule municipalities, their authorities, councils of governments, consortiums or similar entities established by two or more municipalities under 53 Pa.C.S. Ch. 23 Subch. A (relating to intergovernmental cooperation). Municipal Recycling Program Performance Grant funds will be awarded to municipalities based upon the weight of source separated recyclable materials identified in (53 P. S. § 1501(c)(1)(i)) recovered by municipal recycling programs, and the population of the municipality as determined by the most recent decennial census.

   Eligible materials include postconsumer: clear glass, colored glass, aluminum cans, steel and bimetallic cans, high-grade office paper, newsprint, corrugated paper, other marketable grades of paper, and plastics. Grants will be awarded only for properly documented, eligible materials that were actually marketed on or after January 1, 2008, to and including, December 31, 2008.

   Grant applications must be on forms provided by the Department for calendar year 2008. Grant applications must be delivered by 4 p.m., September 30, 2009, or postmarked on or before that day. Applications received by the Department after the deadline will be returned to the applicant. All grant awards are predicated on the receipt of recycling fees required by Sections 701 and 702 of Act 101, and the availability of moneys in the Recycling Fund.

   Municipalities wishing to file an application should contact their County Recycling Coordinator or the Department at the address that follows. Applicants who filed a Performance Grant application for calendar year 2007 will be mailed a current application by the Department as soon as they are available. Applications may also be obtained from the Department's web site at www. (Keyword: ''Recycling Grants''). Inquiries concerning this notice should be directed to Mark Vottero, Bureau of Waste Management, Department of Environmental Protection, Rachel Carson State Office Building, P. O. Box 8472, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8472 or


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 09-1290. Filed for public inspection July 17, 2009, 9:00 a.m.]

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