Targeted Watersheds Grants for Water Quality Trading or Other Market-Based Projects to Reduce the Hypoxic Zone in the Northern Gulf of Mexico

The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is soliciting proposals from eligible entities for the development of market-based water quality programs to improve water quality by reducing nitrogen, phosphorus, sediment loadings, or pollutant loadings that cause low Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD) in

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local waters that enter the Mississippi River system and are ultimately discharged into the Northern Gulf of Mexico.

EPA will accept proposals for the following two Priorities:
(I) Market Feasibility Assessment; and (II) Program Design and/or Program Implementation.

Proposals submitted under this announcement must be for projects located within at least one of the three Mississippi River sub-basins characterized by the U. S. Geologic Survey’s (USGS) eight digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) that start with the numbers 05, 07, or 08 (the Ohio River sub-basin, the Upper Mississippi River sub-basin, or the Lower Mississippi River sub-basin, respectively).
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Targeted Watersheds Grants

Environmental Protection Agency


Agency: Environmental Protection Agency

Office: None

Estimated Funding: $4,200,000


Who's Eligible





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Targeted Watersheds Grants for Water Quality Trading or Other Market-Based Projects to Reduce the Hypoxic Zone in the Northern Gulf of Mexico

Additional Information of Eligibility:
See Section III of the announcement for additional eligibility information.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://www.epa.gov/owow/watershed/trading/TWG/pdf/TWG_Trading_RFP_June_2008.pdf

Contact:
Tim Icke, 1-202-566-1512.

Agency Email Description:
Tim Icke

Agency Email:
watershed@epa.gov

Date Posted:
2008-06-06

Application Due Date:
2008-09-09

Archive Date:
2008-10-09



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