Environmental Programs Associated with the Environmental Protection Agency and the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality
Air Quality Programs – Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA)
Websites with more information about the application process
Water Quality Management Planning – Section 604(b) Funds
Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF)
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
Leaking Underground Storage Tanks
No individual funding for states. Funding is for competitive grants through EPA.