The Office of Compliance (OC), within EPA=s Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA), is soliciting proposals for states and tribes to strengthen their ability to address environmental and public health threats, while furthering the art and science of environmental compliance.
under this Solicitation Notice will be used to build and expand the capacity and ability of the states and tribes to operate their environmental compliance and enforcement program.
These funds cannot be used for the actual implementation of the compliance program.
This year, EPA is soliciting pre-proposals for the following focus areas:
(1) Permit Compliance System (PCS) Modernization and ICIS-NPDES, (2) Tribal Compliance Assurance Training and Workshops, (3) Air Facility System (AFS), (4) Development of a State-to-State New Source Review and Prevention of Significant Deterioration (NSR/PSD) Mentoring Program and Permit and Enforcement Training Support, (5) State Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Training and (6) Demonstration of Better Use of Technology in Compliance Monitoring Activities.
The total grant award to be funded is $2,800,000 and will be awarded to selected proposals in the range of $50,000 - $200,00 0.