DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
Planning Grant Awards under Section 901 of the Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling and Waste Reduction Act, Act 101 of 1988
[52 Pa.B. 1323]
[Saturday, February 26, 2022]
The Department of Environmental Protection announces the following grants to Elk County and Indiana County under section 901 of the Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling and Waste Reduction Act (Act 101) (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 Act 101, 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. Grant awards are predicated on the receipt of recycling fees required by sections 701 and 702 of Act 101 (53 P.S. §§ 4000.701 and 4000.702) and the availability of funds in the Recycling Fund.
Inquiries regarding the grant offerings can be directed to Mark Vottero, Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Waste Management, Division of Waste Minimization and Planning, Rachel Carson State Office Building, P.O. Box 8472, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8472, at email@example.com or (717) 772-5719.
Act 101, Section 901 Planning Grant
Region County Applicant Project Grant Northwest Elk Elk County Plan Revision $66,140 Northwest Indiana Indiana County Plan Revision $65,853
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 22-323. Filed for public inspection February 25, 2022, 9:00 a.m.]
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