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 2015: 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.

Funding Priority - Fiscal Year 2016: 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.

Funding Priority - Fiscal Year 2017: 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.



Funding Priority - Fiscal Year 2018: 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.
Related Programs

Examples of Funded Projects

Fiscal Year 2016: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2017: State projects to develop and implement a hazardous waste program designed to meet the substantive and procedural requirements of an 'authorized' program.

(Section 3006).

Specific types of activities conducted by states include 1) issuance of hazardous waste management permits, 2) oversight of corrective action at hazardous waste management facilities, 3) inspections of hazardous waste management facilities, 4) inspections of hazardous waste generators, and 5) waste minimization activities.

Fiscal Year 2018: No Current Data Available


Agency - Environmental Protection Agency

The mission of the Environmental Protection Agency is to protect human health and the environment. Since 1970, EPA has been working for a cleaner, healthier environment for the American people.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

State agencies are encouraged to communicate with the appropriate EPA Regional Administrator listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.



Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Toxic Substances Control, California Department Of $ 12,086,438   2017-07-012020-06-30
Environmental Quality, Idaho Department Of $ 815,800   2017-01-012019-12-31
Health, Hawaii Department Of $ 1,060,000   2017-10-012019-09-30
Environment And Conservation, Tennessee Department Of $ 2,158,258   2015-10-012019-09-30
State Of Ohio Office Of Budget And Management State Accounting $ 5,000   2018-10-012019-09-30
Environmental Quality, Michigan Department Of $ 2,839,640   2017-10-012019-09-30
Environmental Protection, West Virginia Dept Of $ 3,822,652   2016-10-012019-09-30
Environmental Quality, Arkansas Department Of $ 405,937   2018-10-012019-09-30
Environmental Protection, Pennsylvania Department Of $ 8,372,599   2016-10-012019-09-30
State Of Delaware, Dnrec $ 1,644,952   2016-10-012019-09-30



Program Accomplishments

Fiscal Year 2016: In fiscal year 2016, States continued to develop and implement programs providing cradle to grave control of hazardous wastes (under Section 3011). Fiscal Year 2017: In fiscal year 2017, States continued to develop and implement programs providing cradle to grave control of hazardous wastes (under Section 3011). Fiscal Year 2018: No Current Data Available

Uses and Use Restrictions

Under Section 3011, funds may be used for development and implementation of authorized State hazardous waste programs. Grant recipients and sub-recipients are encouraged to adopt and enforce policies that ban text messaging while driving company-owned or -rented vehicles or government-owned vehicles, or while driving privately-owned vehicles when on official government business or when performing any work for or on behalf of the government.

Grant recipients and sub-recipients are encouraged to conduct initiatives of the type described in section 3(a) of the Federal Leadership on Reducing Text Messaging While Driving Executive Order that was signed on October 1, 2009.

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 2 CFR 200, Subpart E 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). 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.

Aplication 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.

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.

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 Procedures

2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Applicants, except in limited circumstances approved by the Agency, must submit all initial applications for funding through http://www.grants.gov. 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 2 CFR 200 and 1500.

Award Procedures

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.

Authorization

Solid Waste Disposal Act, Section 3011(a)&(c), Public Law 94-580, 42 U.S.C 6901.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

For applicants under Section 3011, 60 days.

Appeals

Disputes will be resolved under 2 CFR 1500 Subpart E, 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: By law, all States and trust territories are eligible for funding. This program operates under a formula. The formula is based on each State's population (17 percent); (LQGs) number of facilities producing waste over a defined amount (12 percent); number of hazardous waste management facilities that could require permitting or enforcement work (37 percent); and the number of facilities requiring corrective action (34 percent). Matching Requirement: 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 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal 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. 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. In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-federal entities that expend $750,000 or more in a year in Federal awards shall 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.

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.

Financial Information

Account Identification

68-0103-0-1-304.

Obigations

(Formula Grants (Cooperative Agreements)) FY 16 $98,994,000; FY 17 est $99,503,000; and FY 18 est $69,652,000 - FY 16 Actual $98,994,100; FY 17 Annualized CR $99,503,000; FY 18 Pres Bud 69,652,000.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

Most fiscal years range $350,000 to $8,500,000; average: $2,000,000.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

General Grant Regulations and Procedures, Environmental Protection Agency, 2CFR 200 and 1500 as applicable; State and Local Assistance, EPA, 40 CFR Part 35.

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.

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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