2017 Targeted Air Shed Grant Program

2017 Targeted Air Shed Grant Program

This notice announces the availability of funds and solicits applications from eligible entities to compete for financial assistance through the Targeted Air Shed Grant Program. This program will assist local, state and/or tribal air pollution control agencies in developing plans, conducting demonstrations, and implementing projects to reduce air pollution in nonattainment areas that EPA determines are the top five most polluted areas relative to ozone (O3), annual average fine particulate matter (PM2.5), or 24-hour PM2.5 National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS). The overall goal of the Targeted Air Shed Grant program is to reduce air pollution in the Nation's areas with the highest levels of ozone and PM2.5 ambient air concentrations.

CFDA Number: 
66.202
Funding Opportunity Number: 
EPA-OAR-OAQPS-17-06
Funding Entity: 
Award Amount: 
$4,000,000.00
Maximum Award Amount: 
$4,000,000.00
Application Due Date: 
10-18-2017
The EPA requests a notice of intent to submit by August 10, 2017
Implementing Sector
Implementing Sector: 
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Eligibility
Additional Eligibility Information: 
Entities eligible to submit applications under this announcement are those air pollution control agencies, as defined by Section 302(b) of the CAA, that: (a) have responsibilities for development and/or implementation of a SIP or TIP to attain and maintain national ambient air quality standards for either ozone or PM2.5 within an area identified in Section I.A of this announcement, and (b) have an active air program grant under Section 103 or 105 of the CAA to carry out those responsibilities.
Categories
Opportunity ID: 
295677

Agency Contact(s)

Name Contact Email Contact Phone Number Contact Information
Gary Blais blais.gary@epa.gov Gary Blais, 919-541-3223