Long-Term Surveillance and Maintenance

The objectives of the Office of Legacy Management are to manage the Department?s post-closure responsibilities and ensure the future protection of human health and the environment.

This Office has control and custody for legacy lands, structures, and facilities and is responsible for maintaining
them at levels suitable for their long-term use.

This Office also provides environmental assistance to enable communities around DOE sites to address environmental issues.

Agency - Department of Energy

The Department of Energy's goal is to advance national, economic and energy security in the U.S.; to promote scientific and technological innovation in support of that goal; and to ensure environmental cleanup of the national nuclear weapons complex.

Website Address

http://www.lm.doe.gov




Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Medical University Of South Carolina The $ 1,696,000   2009-10-012025-07-16
Environmental Conservation, Alaska Department Of $ 622,894   2013-10-012024-01-08
New York State Department Of Environmental Conservation $ 29,800   2018-09-202023-09-19
Environment And Conservation, Tennessee Department Of $ 38,437,368   2011-12-012023-06-30
Toxic Substances Control, California Department Of $ 122,171   2020-04-012022-09-30
Pre-college University, Inc. $ 1,080,000   2016-05-232022-07-08
Environmental Conservation, Alaska Department Of $ 190,263   2020-08-272022-06-30
Public Water Supply District Of St Charles County $ 285,425   2006-05-092022-06-30
Natural Resources, Missouri Department Of $ 720,000   2005-07-282022-05-31
University Of Arizona $ 81,580   2020-05-212022-05-20



Program Accomplishments

Fiscal Year 2016: $3,039,277.56. Fiscal Year 2017: Not Available. Fiscal Year 2018: Not Available.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Financial assistance is provided in support of the program objectives.

Restrictions on the use of funds depend on the provisions of the specific project agreement.

Applicants must meet the guidelines established by DOE or contained in the specific Congressional authorization for a particular program being supported.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

None.

Beneficiary Eligibility

None.

Credentials/Documentation

No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

These determinations will be made by DOE Headquarters.

An environmental impact statement may be required depending on the program and project.

An environmental impact statement is required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Application Procedures

2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. After informal communication with DOE Headquarters Office, a formal proposal by the organization interested in doing the work must be submitted through an appropriate official of the corporate entity, organization or institution. A Standard Form 424, Application for Federal Assistance, Standard Form 424A, Budget Information for Non-Construction Programs, Standard Form 424B, Assurances for Non-Construction Programs, and a written proposal should be submitted to the project office and include: a title, objectives, time frame, and a budget breakdown.

Award Procedures

Projects are reviewed at the Office of Legacy Management and award decisions are made throughout the fiscal year.

Deadlines

Not Applicable.

Authorization

Department of Energy Organization Act of 1977, as amended Public Law 96-573; Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Public Law 95-480; Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986, Public Law 99-499; Uranium Mill Tailings Radiation Control Act of 1978, Public Law 95-604; Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) as amended; Atomic Energy Act of 1954, Section 31, as amended, Public Law 83-703; Executive Order 12898, Federal Actions To Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

90 to 180 days.

Appeals

None.

Renewals

Awards may be modified or extended as required.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula. Matching Requirements: Varies with each grant/cooperative agreement. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

The time period for a grant or cooperative agreement is dependent upon the individual project proposed. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Varies with each grant/cooperative agreement.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Program reports are not applicable.

Cash reports are not applicable.

A final report may be due at the end of the grant or cooperative agreement.

SF 425, Federal Financial Report is required.

Performance monitoring is not applicable.

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. Federal Clearinghouse Audit (A-133)

Records

A recipient is expected to maintain auditable records to substantiate the total costs incurred under the grant or cooperative agreement.

Financial Information

Account Identification

89-0243-0-1-270.

Obigations

(Salaries) FY 16 $3,039,278; FY 17 Not Separately Identifiable; and FY 18 Estimate Not Available - The 81.136 CFDA program belongs to the Office of Legacy Management which took over awards that transferred from a variety of program offices after the Legacy Management program was established during FY04.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

The range us $4,000 to $450,000. The average is ~$89,736.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

DOE Financial Assistance Regulations (10 CFR 600); and the DOE Guide to Financial Assistance, both of which may be accessed through the DOE Office of Management home page at http://www.management.energy.gov/policy_guidance.htm

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

None.

Headquarters Office

Ingrid B. Colbert 1000 Inependence Aven., S.W., Washington, District of Columbia 20585 Email: Ingrid.Colbert@hq.doe.gov Phone: (202) 856-1431

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Proposals are selected based on statutory eligibility and work that is beneficial to the overall accomplishment of the Office of Legacy Management goals and objectives. Goal 1: Protect human health and the environment Goal 2: Preserve, protect, and share records and information. Goal 3: Meet commitments to the contractor work force Goal 4: Optimize the use of land and assets Goal 5: Sustain management excellence In most cases, the criteria for award on the specific scope are associated with the site and the local entities. All grants/cooperative agreements are awarded to entities specifically associated with a respective site and regulatory agreements (i.e., State has oversight rights). Grants/cooperative agreements are almost always sole-source. Criteria may include cost of the project, applicant?s qualifications, and applicability to LM?s mission. To manage the Department's post-closure responsibilities and ensure the future protection of human health and the environment. Legacy Management has control and custody for legacy lands, structures, and facilities and is responsible for maintaining them at levels consistent with Departmental long-term plans.


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