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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 16-1495


Planning Grant Awards under Section 901 of the Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling and Waste Reduction Act, Act 101 of 1988

[46 Pa.B. 5641]
[Saturday, August 27, 2016]

 The Department of Environmental Protection (Department) announces the following grants to Luzerne County, Huntingdon County, Centre County and Clearfield County under section 901 of the Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling and Waste Reduction Act (act) (53 P.S. § 4000.901) and section 208 of the Small Business and Household Pollution Prevention Program Act (35 P.S. § 6029.208).

 Planning grants are awarded to counties for 80% of approved costs for preparing municipal waste management plans as required by the act for carrying out related studies, surveys, investigations, inquiries, research and analysis, including those related to siting, environmental mediation, education programs on pollution prevention and household hazardous waste and providing technical assistance to small businesses for pollution prevention. Grants may be awarded for feasibility studies and project development for municipal waste processing or disposal facilities, except for facilities for the combustion of municipal waste that are not proposed to be operated for the recovery of energy. All grant awards are predicated on the receipt of recycling fees required by sections 701 and 702 of the act (53 P.S. §§ 4000.701 and 4000.702), and the availability of funds in the Recycling Fund.

 Inquiries regarding the grant offerings should be directed to Mark Vottero, Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Waste Management, Division of Waste Minimization and Planning, P.O. Box 8472, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8472 at (717) 772-5719 or

Act 101, Section 901 Planning Grant

Region County ApplicantProject Grant
Northeast LuzerneLuzerne County HHW Education$38,680
Southcentral Huntingdon Huntingdon County HHW Education $30,506
Northcentral Centre Centre County HHW Education $75,000
Northcentral Clearfield Clearfield County HHW Education $18,660

Acting Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 16-1495. Filed for public inspection August 26, 2016, 9:00 a.m.]

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