Hazardous Waste Management State Program Support

To assist State governments in the development and implementation of an authorized hazardous waste management program for the purpose of controlling the generation, transportation, treatment, storage and disposal of hazardous wastes.

Funding Priority - Fiscal Year 2013: Assistance to State governments in the development and implementation of an authorized hazardous waste management program for the purpose of controlling the generation, transportation, treatment, storage and disposal of hazardous waste.

Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
66.801
Federal Agency
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Office: Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response
Types of Assistance
Formula Grants (Cooperative Agreements)
Uses and Use Restrictions
Under Section 3011, funds may be used for development and implementation of authorized State hazardous waste programs.

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Authorization
Solid Waste Disposal Act, Section 3011(a)&(c), Public Law 94-580, 42 U.S.C 6901.
Eligibility Requirements
Applicant Eligibility
State agencies responsible for hazardous waste management within the 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and interstate agencies established by the appropriate states and approved by the EPA Administrator under Section 1005 of the Solid Waste Disposal Act are eligible. For certain competitive funding opportunities under this CFDA description, the Agency may limit eligibility to a particular subset of eligible applicants consistent with the Agency's competition policy. .
Beneficiary Eligibility
State agencies responsible for hazardous waste management within the 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and interstate agencies established by the appropriate states and approved by the EPA Administrator under Section 1005 of the Solid Waste Disposal Act.
Credentials/Documentation
Costs will be determined in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-87 for State and local governments. The State work plan is to be sent to the appropriate EPA Regional Office by the date 60 days before the beginning of the budget period (typically by August 1 of each year, if the budget period is the Federal fiscal year). OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program.
Application and Award Process
Preapplication Coordination
The standard application forms as furnished by the Federal agency and required by OMB Circular No. A-102 must be used for this program. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is eligible for coverage under E.O. 12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs." An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.
Application Procedure
OMB Circular No. A-102 applies to this program. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110. Requests for application forms and completed applications must be submitted to the appropriate EPA Regional Grants Administration Office. The hazardous waste management staff of the appropriate EPA Regional Office (listed in the address appendix of the Catalog) is available to assist in preparation of the application. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A 110. Applicants may be able to use http://www.grants.gov to electronically apply for certain grant opportunities under this CFDA.
Award Procedure
EPA reviews each application. They shall be subjected to administrative evaluation to determine adequacy of the application in relation to grant regulations and to technical and program evaluation to determine the merit and relevancy of the project or program. For competitive awards, EPA will review applications, proposals or submissions in accordance with the terms, conditions, and criteria in the solicitation/announcement of the competitive funding opportunity. Competitions will be conducted in accordance with EPA policies/regulations for competing assistance agreements.
Deadlines
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
For applicants under Section 3011, 60 days.
Appeals
As described in 40 CFR Part 31, Subpart F. Disputes will be resolved under 40 CFR 30.63 or 40 CFR 31.70, as applicable.
Renewals
For applicants under Section 3011, grants and cooperative agreements are renewed annually, provided all requirements are met.
Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory Formula: Title Solid Waste Disposal Act. This program operates under a formula. Statistical factors used for allocation include: 1) State population, as determined by the most recent Census; 2) number of hazardous waste management facilities in States, based on studies conducted by EPA, Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery; 3) number of Large Quantity Generators (LQGs), based on studies conducted by EPA, Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery; and 4) the number of facilities requiring corrective action, based on studies conducted by EPA, Office of Solid Waste. By law, all States and trust territories are eligible for funding. The formula is based on each State's population (17 percent); (LQG) number of facilities proceeding amount of waste produced (16 percent); number of hazardous waste management facilities (52 percent); and the number of facilities requiring corrective action (15 percent).
Matching Requirements: Maximum Federal share of approved costs is 75 percent; State must provide at least 25 percent of approved costs. (Regional Administrators will determine each State allotment.).
This program has MOE requirements, see funding agency for further details.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Grants are normally funded on a 12 month basis (Federal or State fiscal year). The total project period varies according to program requirements. Assistance is awarded by advance payment method. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.
Post Assistance Requirements
Reports
Program reports are required on an annual basis. Cash reports are required. Interim and final progress reports are required. No expenditure reports are required. Performance monitoring is conducted.
Audits
In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133. Grants and cooperative agreements are subject to inspections and audits by the Comptroller General of the United States, the EPA Office of Inspector General, other EPA staff, or any authorized representative of the Federal government. Reviews by the EPA Project Officer and the Grants Specialist may occur each year.
Records
Financial reports, including all documents to support entries on the accounting records and to substantiate charges to each grant or cooperative agreement must be kept available to personnel authorized to examine EPA grant accounts in an institution. All records must be maintained for 3 years from the date of the submission of the annual financial status report. If questions still remain, such as those raised as a result of audit, related records should be retained until the matter is completely resolved.
Program Accomplishments
Fiscal Year 2013: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2014: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2015: No Current Data Available
Financial Information
Account Identification
68-0103-0-1-304.
Obligations
(Formula Grants (Cooperative Agreements)) FY 12 $102,974,000; FY 13 est $97,725,000; and FY 14 est $102,974,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Most fiscal years range $250,000 to $8,500,000; average: $2,100,000.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
General Grant Regulations and Procedures, Environmental Protection Agency, 40 CFR Part 31; State and Local Assistance, EPA, 40 CFR Part 35; "EPA Assistance Administration Manual," available from the National Technical Information Service, Springfield, VA 22161 on a subscription basis.
Information Contacts
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. State agencies are encouraged to communicate with the appropriate EPA Regional Administrator listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
Headquarters Office
Wayne Roepe, USEPA Headquarters
Ariel Rios Building
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N. W.
Mail Code: 5303P
, Washington, District of Columbia 20460 Email: roepe.wayne@epa.gov Phone: (703) 308-8630.
Website Address
http://www.epa.gov/epawaste/
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2013: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2014: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2015: No Current Data Available
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
The applicant's annual work program provides the basis for determining whether the applicant's hazardous waste program continues to be eligible for approval and is being implemented by the applicant (Section 3011).
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