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Planning Grant Awards under Section 901 of the Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling and Waste Reduction Act, Act 101 of 1988

[47 Pa.B. 3920]
[Saturday, July 15, 2017]

 The Department of Environmental Protection announces the following grants to Lawrence County and Mercer County under section 901 of the Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling and Waste Reduction Act (Act 101) (53 P.S. § 4000.901) and section 208 of the Small Business and Household Pollution Prevention Program Act (35 P.S. § 6029.208).

 Planning grants are awarded to counties for 80% of approved costs for preparing municipal waste management plans as required by Act 101 for carrying out related studies, surveys, investigations, inquiries, research and analysis, including those related to siting, environmental mediation, education programs on pollution prevention and household hazardous waste (HHW) and providing technical assistance to small businesses for pollution prevention. Grants may be awarded for feasibility studies and project development for municipal waste processing or disposal facilities, except for facilities for the combustion of municipal waste that are not proposed to be operated for the recovery of energy. All grant awards are predicated on the receipt of recycling fees required by sections 701 and 702 of Act 101 (53 P.S. §§ 4000.701 and 4000.702) and the availability of funds in the Recycling Fund.

 Inquiries regarding the grant offerings should be directed to Mark Vottero, Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Waste Management, Division of Waste Minimization and Planning, P.O. Box 8472, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8472, (717) 772-5719 or mvottero@pa.gov.

Act 101, Section 901 Planning Grant

RegionCountyApplicantProject Grant
Northwest Lawrence Lawrence County HHW Education $52,269
Northwest Mercer Mercer County HHW Education $57,004

PATRICK McDONNELL, 
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 17-1170. Filed for public inspection July 14, 2017, 9:00 a.m.]



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