California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle)
03/06/19 11:59 PM
Grants to California state and local governments, JPAs, and agencies for remediation projects addressing the cleanup of solid waste sites. Funding is intended to promote public health and safety and protect the environment. Eligible sites are those where the responsible party cannot be identified or is otherwise unable or unwilling to pay for the timely remediation of a hazardous site to protect public safety, health, or the environment. Funding may be requested for the cleanup of solid waste sites, as well as solid waste and co-disposal sites.
Public entities bear a financial responsibility for maintaining public landfill sites in compliance with state regulations and standards. The purpose of the grant is to provide financial assistance in the form of reimbursement grants for eligible costs to assist public entities requiring financial assistance, and committed to accelerating the pace of cleanup, restoring sites, and protecting public health and safety and the environment.
Eligible projects include the remediation of disposal sites closed in accordance with the local laws at the time of the closure and prior to implementation of the state’s current permitting and/or closure requirements for landfills and disposal sites.
Eligible costs are limited to the following:
-Waste removal and disposal.
-Security measures such as fences, barriers, and warning signs.
-Site grading and drainage controls to minimize erosion.
-Slope and foundation stabilization.
-Excavation, consolidation, and capping of waste areas.
-Installation of landfill gas and leachate control systems.
-Field and laboratory testing.
-Health and safety measures required for eligible project work.
These costs may include, but are not limited to, expenditures for contractors, public agency labor, rental equipment, preparation of designs, or consultant services directly associated with an eligible cost item.
GrantWatch ID#: 175628
$750,000 is the maximum available for individual grant awards.
The Grant Term begins on the date of the Notice to Proceed. Grant-eligible program expenditures may start no earlier than the date indicated in the Notice to Proceed. The Grant Term ends on June 30, 2021 and all eligible program costs must be incurred by this date.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Online application: https://secure.calrecycle.ca.gov/Grants/SignIn.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fGrants
Email questions to: Steve.SantaCroce@calrecycle.ca.gov