Environmental Management Indian

 

To determine environmental impacts of Federal projects on Indian lands; to conduct surveys of Bureau of Indian Affairs controlled Federal lands and facilities, and of Indian lands, in order to identify hazardous waste sites, evaluate the potential threat to health and the environment, and develop the necessary remedial actions; to train area, agency and tribal staff in waste management principles; and to respond to emergencies and alleviate adverse health or environmental impacts.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
15.041
Federal Agency/Office
Bureau of Indian Education, Department of The Interior
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
C - Direct Payments For Specified Use
Program Accomplishments
Fiscal Year 2016 No Information Available.
Fiscal Year 2018 No Information Available.
Fiscal Year 2017 No Information Available.
Authorization
Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, Public Law 93-638, as amended, 25 U.S.C. 450; Public Law 97-394, 96 Stat. 1976, 28 U.S.C. 2415; Indian Claims Limitation Act of 1982; Public Law 98-250; Public Law 96-487, 94 Stat. 2371, 16 U.S.C. 3101; Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act; Public Law 92-203, 106 Stat. 2112-2125, 43 U.S.C. 1601; Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act; 42 U.S.C. 4321, et seq.; National Environmental Policy Act; Solid Waste Disposal Act, 42 U.S.C. 6901-6992k; Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Public Law 94-580; Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) of 1980, 42 U.S.C. 9601- 9675; 16 U.S.C. 470; National Historic Preservation Act.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments and Native American Organizations authorized by the Tribes.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Federally Recognized Indian tribes.
Credentials/Documentation
Initial application must be accompanied by a resolution of the governing body of the Indian tribe.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is required. An environmental impact statement is required for this listing. An environmental impact assessment is required for this listing. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372. Informal prep-application conference is recommended. Technical assistance in preparing the application is available upon request.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Initial applications must contain the information specified in 25 CFR, Part 900, Subpart C, "Contract Proposal Contents." Completed applications should be submitted to the local BIA agency office listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
Award Procedure
The award is approved by the Director, Office of Facilities, Environmental and Cultural Resources, Indian Affairs.
Deadlines
Not applicable.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Applications will be processed within 90 days.
Appeals
An unsuccessful applicant may request an informal conference with the deciding official or may appeal the denial of the application directly to the Interior Board of Indian Appeals, or may bring suit in U.S. District Court. Full appeal procedures are found in 25 CFR Part 900.
Renewals
For continuing, funded projects, awards may be renewed upon satisfactory performance by the contractor/grantee. A notice of intent to renew should be submitted at least 90 days prior to the expiration of the current award.
How are proposals selected?
Proposals must provide the Bureau of Indian Affairs or the tribes with assistance on a current compliance issue; work must be consistent with conservation of trust resources; and applicant must have the experience and qualifications necessary to complete the technical aspects of the work.
How may assistance be used?
Use of these funds are two-fold. One, they facilitate the Bureau's fulfilling statutory responsibilities: they are used to prepare Environmental Assessments (EA's); advise agency superintendents on environmental quality, waste disposal and cultural resource management; assist area offices in gathering information for EA's and Environmental Impact Statements (EIS's); review proposed actions to determine compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA); and assist area offices in obtaining information for compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act and the Archeological Resources Protection Act. Two, they are used for individual tribal projects that enhance or protect the local environment.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Reporting
Not applicable.
Auditing
For awards made under this program, grantees/contractors are responsible for obtaining audits.
Records
Financial records must be retained for 3 years from the date of submission of the single audit report. Procurement records must be retained for 3 years from the date of final payment. Property records must be retained for 3 years from the date of disposition, replacement, or transfer. Records pertaining to any litigation, audit exceptions or claims must be retained until the dispute has been resolved.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Awards are made on an annual basis and the funds remain available until expended by the contractor/grantee. Payments may be made in advance or by way of reimbursement. The timing of payments will be negotiated with the grantee.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Applications may be filed with the local Bureau of Indian Affairs agency office as listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
Headquarters Office
Juanita Mendoza
1849 C Street, N.W.
Bureau of Indian Education, MS 4657-MIB
Washington, DC 20240 US
juanita.mendoza@bie.edu
Phone: 2022083559
Website Address
http://www.doi.gov/bureau-indian-affairs.html.
Financial Information
Account Identification
14-2100-0-1-452
Obligations
(Direct Payments for Specified Use) FY 18$2,356,904.00; FY 19 est $2,999,999.00; FY 20 est $3,000,000.00; FY 17 FY 16 -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Range is $5,000 to $250,000; Average $25,000.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
36 CFR 800 and 40 CFR 1500-1508.
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2016 No Information Available.
Fiscal Year 2017 No Information Available.
Fiscal Year 2018 No Information Available.

 



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