SD DENR Accepting Applications for Water Quality Project Grants

The South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) will accept applications through Oct. 1, 2016 for projects eligible for federal Clean Water Act, Section 319 nonpoint source control grants. DENR officials anticipate approximately $2 million will be available for projects in South Dakota. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) grants require 40 percent … Read more

MPCA Accepting Applications for Environmental Assistance Grant Funding

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is issuing Requests for Grant Application (RFGA) to solicit projects for the Fiscal Years (FY) 2016-17 Environmental Assistance (EA) Grant Program. Applications for financial assistance will be accepted for projects in the following Environmental Assistance Grant Rounds: *Greater Minnesota Recycling Collection (applications due date: April 13, 2016) *Volatile Organic … Read more

USEPA Announces 2016 Environmental Education Local Grants Funding

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) is seeking grant proposals from eligible applicants for the 2016 round of funding from the Environmental Education (EE) Grants Program. The grants are intended to support local environmental education projects that promote environmental awareness and stewardship and help provide people with the skills to take responsible actions to protect … Read more

SD DENR Accepting Applications for Water Quality Projects

The South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is accepting applications through October 1, 2015 for projects eligible for federal Clean Water Act, Section 319 nonpoint source control grants. DENR officials anticipate approximately $2 million will be available for projects in South Dakota. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) grants require a 40 … Read more

Senate Bill Would Create New Grant Program for Water Infrastructure Projects

U.S. Senators Harry Reid (D-Nevada), Barbara Boxer (D-California), and Ben Cardin (D-Maryland) introduced a bill that would create a new grant program to repair or replace the country‚Äôs aging water infrastructure. The legislation, S. 741, The Water Infrastructure Resiliency and Sustainability Act (WIRS), directs the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) to establish a program to … Read more

$332M USDA Grants to Protect Wetlands

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will provide $332 million in financial and technical assistance through the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP). USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will accept ACEP applications to protect the nation’s critical wetlands and grasslands. The funding can also be used to help productive farm and ranch lands remain in … Read more