The SMCRA Bond Forfeiture and AMD Set-Aside grant programs are authorized by Section 18(j) of the federal Surface Mining Conservation and Reclamation Act. Section 319 Nonpoint Source grants are authorized by Section 319(h) of the federal Clean Water Act.
Applications should be sent to DEP's Grants Center at P.O. Box 8776, Harrisburg, PA 17105. Applications must be postmarked no later than Oct. 26. If they are hand-delivered to DEP, the package must be received by 4 p.m. on Oct. 26. Late or electronic submissions will not be considered.
For more information on the grants, visit DEP's website at www.dep.state.pa.us, keyword: "Growing Greener."
Media contact: Amanda Witman, 717-787-1323SOURCE Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection