American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

Environmental Programs Associated with the Environmental Protection Agency and the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality

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Total Nationally: $300 million
        30 percent to states and 70 percent for competitive grants

      Total for MDEQ Air Quality Program: $1.73 million to retrofit diesel school buses in areas where ozone standards are of concern.

      $210 million nationally in Competitive National Grants to support to support Clean Diesel activities. The application closes April 28, 2009. For grants in the Southeast, EPA Region 4 will receive approximately $19 million dollars to use for eligible projects between $500,000 and $2,000,000. The competitive grant is open to regional, state, local, tribal or port agency with jurisdiction over transportation or air quality; and nonprofit organization or institution and should focus on Regional Priories as specified below:

              Regional Green Corridors

              State or regional agriculture irrigation pump/engine improvement programs

              Upgrading/retrofitting nonroad construction equipment

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Total for Mississippi: Approximately $35.3 million

Title VI capitalization (cap) grant to the State’s CWSRF Program, which provides low-interest loans to public entities for the construction, repair, or improvement of water pollution control facilities to benefit the environment, public health, the construction industry, and economic development throughout the State.

20 percent state match requirement waived.

At least 50 percent of Cap Grant must be used as loan subsidy.

At least 20 percent of Cap Grant must be used to fund green infrastructure, water and energy efficiency, or environmentally innovative projects.

Deadline: Construction contracts must be executed for all funds by February 17, 2010, or EPA must de-obligate remaining funds and re-obligate to other states.

Funding requests have been received for projects totaling more than $800 million.

Click here to view/download a copy of the CWSRF Intended Use Plan amendment which outlines the planned distribution of, and the requirements for securing, this funding.

Project Progress/ Funding Status List (July 7, 2009)

Public Notice for ARRA Project Progress/ Funding Status List

ARRA (Stimulus) Certification

City of Clinton
City of Corinth
Town of Decatur
DeSoto County Regional Utility Authority
Town of Falkner
Louisville Utilities
City of Moss Point
Natchez Water Works
Pearl River County Utility Authority
Prentiss County Board of Supervisors
Town of Raymond
City of Ridgeland
City of Tupelo
Town of Walnut
West Rankin Utility Authority
City of Winona

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