Remedial Action and Waste Management


One of the objectives of the Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management is to maintain its responsibilities under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). The Federal Facility Agreement (FFA) for the Oak Ridge Reservation (ORR) is a long-term agreement designed for the numerous stages of the CERCLA process. Activities under the FFA include site evaluations, remedial investigations, feasibility studies, engineering evaluations, removal actions, records of decision, remedial designs, remedial actions, and follow-up evaluations to ensure remedy success. Other FFA related activities include: Natural Resource Damage Assessment, interagency working groups, surveillance, land use planning, and long-term stewardship activities.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Department of Energy
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
Using Grant Agreements U.S.C. 31 U.S. Code §?6304
Federal Facilities U.S.C. 42 U.S. Code §?9620
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Not applicable.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. 2 CFR 910, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program.
Award Procedure
Project proposals are reviewed and awarded by the Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 60 to 90 days.
From 60 to 90 days.
From 60 to 90 days.
How are proposals selected?
Not applicable.
How may assistance be used?
Financial assistance is provided in support of the program objectives. Restrictions on the use of funds depend on the provisions of the project agreement.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Not applicable.
In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503 Yearly A-133 Audits
Recipient is expected to maintain auditable records to substantiate the total costs incurred under the grant or cooperative agreement.
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
The length of time is generally five years Method of awarding/releasing assistance: assistance is usually released quarterly Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Quarterly.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
John E. Phelps U.S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management Procurement and Contracts Division, EM-91 200 Administration Road Oak Ridge, TN 37831 - 2001 (865) 576-1147
Headquarters Office
Andrew Wirkkala
1000 Independence Ave., SW,
washington, DC 20585 USA
Phone: (202) 586-1487
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Project Grants) FY 18$4,000,000.00; FY 19 est $2,416,133.00; FY 20 est $4,037,024.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
This Financial Assistance award ranges between $2,700,000 and $4,000,000. The average is $3,012,772.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
2 CFR 200 and 910
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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