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TITLE 40—Protection of Environment

CHAPTER I—ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

SUBCHAPTER B—GRANTS AND OTHER FEDERAL ASSISTANCE

PART 35—STATE AND LOCAL ASSISTANCE

rule
§35.001
Applicability.

Subpart A—ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAM GRANTS

General

§35.100
Purpose of the subpart.
§35.101
Environmental programs covered by the subpart.
§35.102
Definitions of terms.

Preparing an Application

§35.104
Components of a complete application.
§35.105
Time frame for submitting an application.
§35.107
Work plans.
§35.108
Funding period.
§35.109
Consolidated grants.

EPA Action on Application

§35.110
Time frame for EPA action.
§35.111
Criteria for approving an application.
§35.112
Factors considered in determining award amount.
§35.113
Reimbursement for pre-award costs.

Post-Award Requirements

§35.114
Amendments and other changes.
§35.115
Evaluation of performance.
§35.116
Direct implementation.
§35.117
Unused funds.
§35.118
Unexpended balances.

Performance Partnership Grants

§35.130
Purpose of Performance Partnership Grants.
§35.132
Requirements summary.
§35.133
Programs eligible for inclusion.
§35.134
Eligible recipients.
§35.135
Activities eligible for funding.
§35.136
Cost share requirements.
§35.137
Application requirements.
§35.138
Competitive grants.

Air Pollution Control (Section 105)

§35.140
Purpose.
§35.141
Definitions.
§35.143
Allotment.
§35.145
Maximum federal share.
§35.146
Maintenance of effort.
§35.147
Minimum cost share for a Performance Partnership Grant.
§35.148
Award limitations.

Water Pollution Control (Section 106)

§35.160
Purpose.
§35.161
Definition.
§35.162
Basis for allotment.
§35.165
Maintenance of effort.
§35.168
Award limitations.

Public Water System Supervision (Section 1443(a))

§35.170
Purpose.
§35.172
Allotment.
§35.175
Maximum federal share.
§35.178
Award limitations.

Underground Water Source Protection (Section 1443(b))

§35.190
Purpose.
§35.192
Basis for allotment.
§35.195
Maximum federal share.
§35.198
Award limitation.

Hazardous Waste Management (Section 3011(a))

§35.210
Purpose.
§35.212
Basis for allotment.
§35.215
Maximum federal share.
§35.218
Award limitation.

Pesticide Cooperative Enforcement (Section 23(a)(1))

§35.230
Purpose.
§35.232
Basis for allotment.
§35.235
Maximum federal share.

Pesticide Applicator Certification and Training (Section 23(a)(2))

§35.240
Purpose.
§35.242
Basis for allotment.
§35.245
Maximum federal share.

Pesticide Program Implementation (Section 23(a)(1))

§35.250
Purpose.
§35.251
Basis for allotment.
§35.252
Maximum federal share.

Nonpoint Source-Management (Section 319(h))

§35.260
Purpose.
§35.265
Maximum federal share.
§35.266
Maintenance of effort.
§35.268
Award limitations.

Lead-Based Paint Program (Section 404(g))

§35.270
Purpose.
§35.272
Funding coordination.

State Indoor Radon Grants (Section 306)

§35.290
Purpose.
§35.292
Basis for allotment.
§35.295
Maximum federal share.
§35.298
Award limitations.

Toxic Substances Compliance Monitoring (Section 28)

§35.310
Purpose.
§35.312
Basis for allotment.
§35.315
Maximum federal share.
§35.318
Award limitation.

State Underground Storage Tanks (Section 2007(f)(2))

§35.330
Purpose.
§35.332
Basis for allotment.
§35.335
Maximum federal share.

Pollution Prevention State Grants (Section 6605)

§35.340
Purpose.
§35.342
Competitive process.
§35.343
Definitions.
§35.345
Eligible applicants.
§35.348
Award limitation.
§35.349
Maximum federal share.

Water Quality Cooperative Agreements (Section 104(b)(3))

§35.360
Purpose.
§35.362
Competitive process.
§35.364
Maximum federal share.

State Wetlands Development Grants (Section 104(b)(3))

§35.380
Purpose.
§35.382
Competitive process.
§35.385
Maximum federal share.

State Administration (Section 205(g))

§35.400
Purpose.
§35.402
Allotment.
§35.405
Maintenance of effort.
§35.408
Award limitations.

Water Quality Management Planning Grants (Section 205(j)(2))

§35.410
Purpose.
§35.412
Allotment.
§35.415
Maximum federal share.
§35.418
Award limitations.

State Response Program Grants (CERCLA Section 128(A))

§35.419
Purpose.
§35.420
Basis for allotment.
§35.421
Maximum federal share.
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Subpart B—ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAM GRANTS FOR TRIBES

General—All Grants

§35.500
Purpose of the subpart.
§35.501
Environmental programs covered by the subpart.
§35.502
Definitions of terms.
§35.503
Deviation from this subpart.
§35.504
Eligibility of an Intertribal Consortium.

Preparing an Application

§35.505
Components of a complete application.
§35.506
Time frame for submitting an application.
§35.507
Work plans.
§35.508
Funding period.
§35.509
Consolidated grants.

EPA Action on Application

§35.510
Time frame for EPA action.
§35.511
Criteria for approving an application.
§35.512
Factors considered in determining award amount.
§35.513
Reimbursement for pre-award costs.

Post-Award Requirements

§35.514
Amendments and other changes.
§35.515
Evaluation of performance.
§35.516
Direct implementation.
§35.517
Unused funds.
§35.518
Unexpended balances.

Performance Partnership Grants

§35.530
Purpose of Performance Partnership Grants.
§35.532
Requirements summary.
§35.533
Programs eligible for inclusion.
§35.534
Eligible recipients.
§35.535
Activities eligible for funding.
§35.536
Cost share requirements.
§35.537
Application requirements.
§35.538
Project period.

Indian Environmental General Assistance Program (GAP)

§35.540
Purpose.
§35.542
Definitions. [Reserved]
§35.543
Eligible recipients.
§35.545
Eligible activities.
§35.548
Award limitations.

Air Pollution Control (Section 105)

§35.570
Purpose.
§35.572
Definitions.
§35.573
Eligible Tribe.
§35.575
Maximum federal share.
§35.576
Maintenance of effort.
§35.578
Award limitation.

Water Pollution Control (Sections 106 and 518)

§35.580
Purpose.
§35.582
Definitions.
§35.583
Eligible recipients.
§35.585
Maximum federal share.
§35.588
Award limitations.

Water Quality Cooperative Agreements (Section 104(b)(3))

§35.600
Purpose.
§35.603
Competitive process.
§35.604
Maximum federal share.

Wetlands Development Grant Program (Section 104(b)(3))

§35.610
Purpose.
§35.613
Competitive process.
§35.615
Maximum federal share.

Nonpoint Source Management Grants (Sections 319(h) and 518(f))

§35.630
Purpose.
§35.632
Definition.
§35.633
Eligibility requirements.
§35.635
Maximum federal share.
§35.636
Maintenance of effort.
§35.638
Award limitations.

Pesticide Cooperative Enforcement (Section 23(a)(1))

§35.640
Purpose.
§35.641
Eligible recipients.
§35.642
Maximum federal share.
§35.645
Basis for allotment.

Pesticide Applicator Certification and Training (Section 23(a)(2))

§35.646
Purpose.
§35.649
Maximum federal share.

Pesticide Program Implementation (Section 23(a)(1))

§35.650
Purpose.
§35.653
Eligible recipients.
§35.655
Basis for allotment.
§35.659
Maximum federal share.

Pollution Prevention Grants (Section 6605)

§35.660
Purpose.
§35.661
Competitive process.
§35.662
Definitions.
§35.663
Eligible recipients.
§35.668
Award limitation.
§35.669
Maximum federal share.

Public Water System Supervision (Section 1443(a) and Section 1451)

§35.670
Purpose.
§35.672
Definition.
§35.673
Annual amount reserved by EPA.
§35.675
Maximum federal share.
§35.676
Eligible recipients.
§35.678
Award limitations.

Underground Water Source Protection (Section 1443(b))

§35.680
Purpose.
§35.682
Definition.
§35.683
Annual amount reserved by EPA.
§35.685
Maximum federal share.
§35.686
Eligible recipients.
§35.688
Award limitations.

Lead-Based Paint Program (Section 404(g))

§35.690
Purpose.
§35.691
Funding coordination.
§35.693
Eligible recipients.

Indoor Radon Grants (Section 306)

§35.700
Purpose.
§35.702
Basis for allotment.
§35.703
Eligible recipients.
§35.705
Maximum federal share.
§35.708
Award limitations.

Toxic Substances Compliance Monitoring (Section 28)

§35.710
Purpose.
§35.712
Competitive process.
§35.713
Eligible recipients.
§35.715
Maximum federal share.
§35.718
Award limitation.

Hazardous Waste Management Program Grants (Pub.L. 105-276)

§35.720
Purpose.
§35.723
Competitive process.
§35.725
Maximum federal share.

Underground Storage Tanks Program Grants (Pub. L. 105-276)

§35.730
Purpose.
§35.731
Eligible recipients.
§35.732
Basis for allotment.
§35.735
Maximum federal share.

Tribal Response Program Grants (CERCLA Section 128(A))

§35.736
Purpose.
§35.737
Basis for allotment.
§35.738
Maximum federal share.
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Subparts C-D [Reserved]

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Subpart E—GRANTS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF TREATMENT WORKS—CLEAN WATER ACT

§35.900
Purpose.
§35.901
Program policy.
§35.903
Summary of construction grant program.
§35.905
Definitions.
§35.907
Municipal pretreatment program.
§35.908
Innovative and alternative technologies.
§35.909
Step 2+3 grants.
§35.910
Allocation of funds.
§35.910-1
Allotments.
§35.910-2
Period of availability; reallotment.
§§35.910-3—35.910-4
[Reserved]
§35.910-5
Additional allotments of previously withheld sums.
§35.910-6
Fiscal Year 1977 public works allotments.
§35.910-7
Fiscal Year 1977 Supplemental Appropriations Act allotments.
§35.910-8
Allotments for fiscal years 1978-1981.
§35.910-9
Allotment of Fiscal Year 1978 appropriation.
§35.910-10
Allotment of Fiscal Year 1979 appropriation.
§35.910-11
Allotment of Fiscal Year 1980 appropriation.
§35.910-12
Reallotment of deobligated funds of Fiscal Year 1978.
§35.912
Delegation to State agencies.
§35.915
State priority system and project priorty list.
§35.915-1
Reserves related to the project priority list.
§35.917
Facilities planning (step 1).
§35.917-1
Content of facilities plan.
§35.917-2
State responsibilities.
§35.917-3
Federal assistance.
§35.917-4
Planning scope and detail.
§35.917-5
Public participation.
§35.917-6
Acceptance by implementing governmental units.
§35.917-7
State review and certification of facilities plan.
§35.917-8
Submission and approval of facilities plan.
§35.917-9
Revision or amendment of facilities plan.
§35.918
Individual systems.
§35.918-1
Additional limitations on awards for individual systems.
§35.918-2
Eligible and ineligible costs.
§35.918-3
Requirements for discharge of effluents.
§35.920
Grant application.
§35.920-1
Eligibility.
§35.920-2
Procedure.
§35.920-3
Contents of application.
§35.925
Limitations on award.
§35.925-1
Facilities planning.
§35.925-2
Water quality management plans and agencies.
§35.925-3
Priority determination.
§35.925-4
State allocation.
§35.925-5
Funding and other capabilities.
§35.925-6
Permits.
§35.925-7
Design.
§35.925-8
Environmental review.
§35.925-9
Civil rights.
§35.925-10
Operation and maintenance program.
§35.925-11
User charges and industrial cost recovery.
§35.925-12
Property.
§35.925-13
Sewage collection system.
§35.925-14
Compliance with environmental laws.
§35.925-15
Treatment of industrial wastes.
§35.925-16
Federal activities.
§35.925-17
Retained amounts for reconstruction and expansion.
§35.925-18
Limitation upon project costs incurred prior to award.
§35.925-19
[Reserved]
§35.925-20
Procurement.
§35.925-21
Storm sewers.
§35.926
Value engineering (VE).
§35.927
Sewer system evaluation and rehabilitation.
§35.927-1
Infiltration/inflow analysis.
§35.927-2
Sewer system evaluation survey.
§35.927-3
Rehabilitation.
§35.927-4
Sewer use ordinance.
§35.927-5
Project procedures.
§35.928
Requirements for an industrial cost recovery system.
§35.928-1
Approval of the industrial cost recovery system.
§35.928-2
Use of industrial cost recovery payments.
§35.928-3
Implementation of the industrial cost recovery system.
§35.928-4
Moratorium on industrial cost recovery payments.
§35.929
Requirements for user charge system.
§35.929-1
Approval of the user charge system.
§35.929-2
General requirements for all user charge systems.
§35.929-3
Implementation of the user charge system.
§35.930
Award of grant assistance.
§35.930-1
Types of projects.
§35.930-2
Grant amount.
§35.930-3
Grant term.
§35.930-4
Project scope.
§35.930-5
Federal share.
§35.930-6
Limitation on Federal share.
§35.935
Grant conditions.
§35.935-1
Grantee responsibilities.
§35.935-2
Procurement.
§35.935-3
Property.
§35.935-4
Step 2+3 projects.
§35.935-5
Davis-Bacon and related statutes.
§35.935-6
Equal employment opportunity.
§35.935-7
Access.
§35.935-8
Supervision.
§35.935-9
Project initiation and completion.
§35.935-10
Copies of contract documents.
§35.935-11
Project changes.
§35.935-12
Operation and maintenance.
§35.935-13
Submission and approval of user charge systems.
§35.935-14
Final inspection.
§35.935-15
Submission and approval of industrial cost recovery system.
§35.935-16
Sewer use ordinance and evaluation/rehabilitation program.
§35.935-17
Training facility.
§35.935-18
Value engineering.
§35.935-19
Municipal pretreatment program.
§35.935-20
Innovative processes and techniques.
§35.936
Procurement.
§35.936-1
Definitions.
§35.936-2
Grantee procurement systems; State or local law.
§35.936-3
Competition.
§35.936-4
Profits.
§35.936-5
Grantee responsibility.
§35.936-6
EPA responsibility.
§35.936-8
Privity of contract.
§35.936-9
Disputes.
§35.936-10
Federal procurement regulations.
§35.936-11
General requirements for subagreements.
§35.936-12
Documentation.
§35.936-13
Specifications.
§35.936-14
Force account work.
§35.936-15
Limitations on subagreement award.
§35.936-16
Code or standards of conduct.
§35.936-17
Fraud and other unlawful or corrupt practices.
§35.936-18
Negotiation of subagreements.
§35.936-19
Small purchases.
§35.936-20
Allowable costs.
§35.936-21
Delegation to State agencies; certification of procurement systems.
§35.936-22
Bonding and insurance.
§35.937
Subagreements for architectural or engineering services.
§35.937-1
Type of contract (subagreement).
§35.937-2
Public notice.
§35.937-3
Evaluation of qualifications.
§35.937-4
Solicitation and evaluation of proposals.
§35.937-5
Negotiation.
§35.937-6
Cost and price considerations.
§35.937-7
Profit.
§35.937-8
Award of subagreement.
§35.937-9
Required solicitation and subagreement provisions.
§35.937-10
Subagreement payments—architectural or engineering services.
§35.937-11
Applicability to existing contracts.
§35.937-12
Subcontracts under subagreements for architectural or engineering services.
§35.938
Construction contracts (subagreements) of grantees.
§35.938-1
Applicability.
§35.938-2
Performance by contract.
§35.938-3
Type of contract.
§35.938-4
Formal advertising.
§35.938-5
Negotiation of contract amendments (change orders).
§35.938-6
Progress payments to contractors.
§35.938-7
Retention from progress payments.
§35.938-8
Required construction contract provisions.
§35.938-9
Subcontracts under construction contracts.
§35.939
Protests.
§35.940
Determination of allowable costs.
§35.940-1
Allowable project costs.
§35.940-2
Unallowable costs.
§35.940-3
Costs allowable, if approved.
§35.940-4
Indirect costs.
§35.940-5
Disputes concerning allowable costs.
§35.945
Grant payments.
§35.950
Suspension, termination or annulment of grants.
§35.955
Grant amendments to increase grant amounts.
§35.960
Disputes.
§35.965
Enforcement.
§35.970
Contract enforcement.
Appendix
Appendix A to Subpart E of Part 35—Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Guidelines
Appendix
Appendix B to Subpart E of Part 35—Federal Guidelines—User Charges for Operation and Maintenance of Publicly Owned Treatment Works
Appendix
Appendix C-1 to Subpart E of Part 35—Required Provisions—Consulting Engineering Agreements
Appendix
Appendix C-2 to Subpart E of Part 35—Required Provisions—Construction Contracts
Appendix
Appendix D to Subpart E of Part 35—EPA Transition Policy—Existing Consulting Engineering Agreements
Appendix
Appendix E to Subpart E of Part 35—Innovative and Alternative Technology Guidelines
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Subparts F-G [Reserved]

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Subpart H—COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS FOR PROTECTING AND RESTORING PUBLICLY OWNED FRESHWATER LAKES

§35.1600
Purpose.
§35.1603
Summary of clean lakes assistance program.
§35.1605
Definitions.
§35.1605-1
The Act.
§35.1605-2
Freshwater lake.
§35.1605-3
Publicly owned freshwater lake.
§35.1605-4
Nonpoint source.
§35.1605-5
Eutrophic lake.
§35.1605-6
Trophic condition.
§35.1605-7
Desalinization.
§35.1605-8
Diagnostic-feasibility study.
§35.1605-9
Indian Tribe set forth at 40 CFR 130.6(d).
§35.1610
Eligibility.
§35.1613
Distribution of funds.
§35.1615
Substate agreements.
§35.1620
Application requirements.
§35.1620-1
Types of assistance.
§35.1620-2
Contents of applications.
§35.1620-3
Environmental evaluation.
§35.1620-4
Public participation.
§35.1620-5
State work programs and lake priority lists.
§35.1620-6
Intergovernmental review.
§35.1630
State lake classification surveys.
§35.1640
Application review and evaluation.
§35.1640-1
Application review criteria.
§35.1650
Award.
§35.1650-1
Project period.
§35.1650-2
Limitations on awards.
§35.1650-3
Conditions on award.
§35.1650-4
Payment.
§35.1650-5
Allowable costs.
§35.1650-6
Reports.
Appendix
Appendix A to Subpart H of Part 35—Requirements for Diagnostic-Feasibility Studies and Environmental Evaluations
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Subpart I—GRANTS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF TREATMENT WORKS

§35.2000
Purpose and policy.
§35.2005
Definitions.
§35.2010
Allotment; reallotment.
§35.2012
Capitalization grants.
§35.2015
State priority system and project priority list.
§35.2020
Reserves.
§35.2021
Reallotment of reserves.
§35.2023
Water quality management planning.
§35.2024
Combined sewer overflows.
§35.2025
Allowance and advance of allowance.
§35.2030
Facilities planning.
§35.2032
Innovative and alternative technologies.
§35.2034
Privately owned individual systems.
§35.2035
Rotating biological contractor (RBC) replacement grants.
§35.2036
Design/build project grants.
§35.2040
Grant application.
§35.2042
Review of grant applications.
§35.2050
Effect of approval or certification of documents.
§35.2100
Limitations on award.
§35.2101
Advanced treatment.
§35.2102
Water quality management planning.
§35.2103
Priority determination.
§35.2104
Funding and other considerations.
§35.2105
Debarment and suspension.
§35.2106
Plan of operation.
§35.2107
Intermunicipal service agreements.
§35.2108
Phased or segmented treatment works.
§35.2109
Step 2+3.
§35.2110
Access to individual systems.
§35.2111
Revised water quality standards.
§35.2112
Marine discharge waiver applicants.
§35.2113
Environmental review.
§35.2114
Value engineering.
§35.2116
Collection system.
§35.2118
Preaward costs.
§35.2120
Infiltration/Inflow.
§35.2122
Approval of user charge system and proposed sewer use ordinance.
§35.2123
Reserve capacity.
§35.2125
Treatment of wastewater from industrial users.
§35.2127
Federal facilities.
§35.2130
Sewer use ordinance.
§35.2140
User charge system.
§35.2152
Federal share.
§35.2200
Grant conditions.
§35.2202
Step 2+3 projects.
§35.2203
Step 7 projects.
§35.2204
Project changes.
§35.2205
Maximum allowable project cost.
§35.2206
Operation and maintenance.
§35.2208
Adoption of sewer use ordinance and user charge system.
§35.2210
Land acquisition.
§35.2211
Field testing for Innovative and Alternative Technology Report.
§35.2212
Project initiation.
§35.2214
Grantee responsibilities.
§35.2216
Notice of building completion and final inspection.
§35.2218
Project performance.
§35.2250
Determination of allowable costs.
§35.2260
Advance purchase of eligible land.
§35.2262
Funding of field testing.
§35.2300
Grant payments.
§35.2350
Subagreement enforcement.
Appendix
Appendix A to Subpart I of Part 35—Determination of Allowable Costs
Appendix
Appendix B to Subpart I of Part 35—Allowance for Facilities Planning and Design
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Subpart J—CONSTRUCTION GRANTS PROGRAM DELEGATION TO STATES

§35.3000
Purpose.
§35.3005
Policy.
§35.3010
Delegation agreement.
§35.3015
Extent of State responsibilities.
§35.3020
Certification procedures.
§35.3025
Overview of State performance under delegation.
§35.3030
Right of review of State decision.
§35.3035
Public participation.
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Subpart K—STATE WATER POLLUTION CONTROL REVOLVING FUNDS

§35.3100
Policy and purpose.
§35.3105
Definitions.
§35.3110
Fund establishment.
§35.3115
Eligible activities of the SRF.
§35.3120
Authorized types of assistance.
§35.3125
Limitations on SRF assistance.
§35.3130
The capitalization grant agreement.
§35.3135
Specific capitalization grant agreement requirements.
§35.3140
Environmental review requirements.
§35.3145
Application of other Federal authorities.
§35.3150
Intended Use Plan (IUP).
§35.3155
Payments.
§35.3160
Cash draw rules.
§35.3165
Reports and audits.
§35.3170
Corrective action.
Appendix
Appendix A to Subpart K of Part 35—Criteria for evaluating a State's proposed NEPA-Like process
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Subpart L—DRINKING WATER STATE REVOLVING FUNDS

§35.3500
Purpose, policy, and applicability.
§35.3505
Definitions.
§35.3510
Establishment of the DWSRF program.
§35.3515
Allotment and withholdings of funds.
§35.3520
Systems, projects, and project-related costs eligible for assistance from the Fund.
§35.3525
Authorized types of assistance from the Fund.
§35.3530
Limitations on uses of the Fund.
§35.3535
Authorized set-aside activities.
§35.3540
Requirements for funding set-aside activities.
§35.3545
Capitalization grant agreement.
§35.3550
Specific capitalization grant agreement requirements.
§35.3555
Intended Use Plan (IUP).
§35.3560
General payment and cash draw rules.
§35.3565
Specific cash draw rules for authorized types of assistance from the Fund.
§35.3570
Reports and audits.
§35.3575
Application of Federal cross-cutting authorities (cross-cutters).
§35.3580
Environmental review requirements.
§35.3585
Compliance assurance procedures.
Appendix
Appendix A to Subpart L of Part 35—Criteria for Evaluating a State's Proposed NEPA-Like Process
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Subpart M—GRANTS FOR TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

General

§35.4000
Authority.
§35.4005
What is a Technical Assistance Grant?
§35.4010
What does this subpart do?
§35.4011
Do the general grant regulations for nonprofit organizations apply to TAGs?
§35.4012
If there appears to be a difference between the requirements in 40 CFR part 30 and this subpart, which regulations should my group follow?
§35.4015
Do certain words in this subpart have specific meaning?

Who Is Eligible?

§35.4020
Is my community group eligible for a TAG?
§35.4025
Is there any way my group can get a TAG if it is currently ineligible?
§35.4030
Can I be part of a TAG group if I belong to an ineligible group?
§35.4035
Does EPA use the same eligibility criteria for TAGs at “Federal facility” sites?
§35.4040
How many groups can receive a TAG at one Superfund site?

Your Responsibilities as a TAG Recipient

§35.4045
What requirements must my group meet as a TAG recipient?
§35.4050
Must my group contribute toward the cost of a TAG?
§35.4055
What if my group can't come up with the “matching funds?”

How Much Money TAGs Provide

§35.4060
How much money can my group receive through a TAG?
§35.4065
How can my group get more than $50,000?

What TAGs Can Pay For

§35.4070
How can my group spend TAG money?
§35.4075
Are there things my group can't spend TAG money for?

How You Get the Money

§35.4080
Does my group get a lump sum up front, or does EPA reimburse us for costs we incur?
§35.4085
Can my group get an “advance payment” to help us get started?
§35.4090
If my group is eligible for an advance payment, how do we get our funds?
§35.4095
What can my group pay for with an advance payment?
§35.4100
Can my group incur any costs prior to the award of our grant?

How To Apply for a TAG

§35.4105
What is the first step for getting a TAG?
§35.4106
What information should an LOI include?
§35.4110
What does EPA do once it receives the first LOI from a group?
§35.4115
After the public notice that EPA has received an LOI, how much time does my group have to form a coalition or submit a separate LOI?
§35.4120
What does my group do next?
§35.4125
What else does my group need to do?
§35.4130
What must be included in my group's budget?
§35.4135
What period of time should my group's budget cover?
§35.4140
What must be included in my group's work plan?
§35.4145
How much time do my group or other interested groups have to submit a TAG application to EPA?
§35.4150
What happens after my group submits its application to EPA?
§35.4155
How does EPA decide whether to award a TAG to our group?
§35.4160
What does EPA do if more than one group applies for a TAG at the same site?
§35.4161
Does the TAG application process affect the schedule for work at my site?
§35.4165
When does EPA award a TAG?

Managing Your TAG

§35.4170
What kinds of reporting does EPA require?
§35.4175
What other reporting and record keeping requirements are there?
§35.4180
Must my group keep financial records after we finish our TAG?
§35.4185
What does my group do with reports our technical advisor prepares for us?

Procuring a Technical Advisor or Other Contractor With TAG Funds

§35.4190
How does my group identify a qualified technical advisor?
§35.4195
Are there certain people my group cannot select to be our technical advisor, grant administrator, or other contractor under the grant?
§35.4200
What restrictions apply to contractors my group procures for our TAG?
§35.4205
How does my group procure a technical advisor or any other contractor?
§35.4210
Must my group solicit and document bids for our procurements?
§35.4215
What if my group can't find an adequate number of potential sources for a technical advisor or other contractor?
§35.4220
How does my group ensure a prospective contractor does not have a conflict of interest?
§35.4225
What if my group decides a prospective contractor has a conflict of interest?
§35.4230
What are my group's contractual responsibilities once we procure a contractor?
§35.4235
Are there specific provisions my group's contract(s) must contain?

Requirements for TAG Contractors

§35.4240
What provisions must my group's TAG contractor comply with if it subcontracts?

Grant Disputes, Termination, and Enforcement

§35.4245
How does my group resolve a disagreement with EPA regarding our TAG?
§35.4250
Under what circumstances would EPA terminate my group's TAG?
§35.4255
Can my group terminate our TAG?
§35.4260
What other steps might EPA take if my group fails to comply with the terms and conditions of our award?

Closing Out a TAG

§35.4265
How does my group close out our TAG?

Other Things You Need To Know

§35.4270
Definitions.
§35.4275
Where can my group get the documents this subpart references (for example, OMB circulars, other subparts, forms)?
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Subpart N—[RESERVED]

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Subpart O—COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS AND SUPERFUND STATE CONTRACTS FOR SUPERFUND RESPONSE ACTIONS

General

§35.6000
Authority.
§35.6005
Purpose and scope.
§35.6010
Indian Tribe and intertribal consortium eligibility.
§35.6015
Definitions.
§35.6020
Requirements for both applicants and recipients.
§35.6025
Deviation from this subpart.

Pre-Remedial Response Cooperative Agreements

§35.6050
Eligibility for pre-remedial Cooperative Agreements.
§35.6055
State-lead pre-remedial Cooperative Agreements.
§35.6060
Political subdivision-lead pre-remedial Cooperative Agreements.
§35.6070
Indian Tribe-lead pre-remedial Cooperative Agreements.

Remedial Response Cooperative Agreements

§35.6100
Eligibility for remedial Cooperative Agreements.
§35.6105
State-lead remedial Cooperative Agreements.
§35.6110
Indian Tribe-lead remedial Cooperative Agreements.
§35.6115
Political subdivision-lead remedial Cooperative Agreements.
§35.6120
Notification of the out-of-State or out-of-an-Indian-Tribal-area-of-Indian-country transfer of CERCLA waste.

Enforcement Cooperative Agreements

§35.6145
Eligibility for enforcement Cooperative Agreements.
§35.6150
Activities eligible for funding under enforcement Cooperative Agreements.
§35.6155
State, political subdivision or Indian Tribe-lead enforcement Cooperative Agreements.

Removal Response Cooperative Agreements

§35.6200
Eligibility for removal Cooperative Agreements.
§35.6205
Removal Cooperative Agreements.

Core Program Cooperative Agreements

§35.6215
Eligibility for Core Program Cooperative Agreements.
§35.6220
General.
§35.6225
Activities eligible for funding under Core Program Cooperative Agreements.
§35.6230
Application requirements.
§35.6235
Cost sharing.

Support Agency Cooperative Agreements

§35.6240
Eligibility for support agency Cooperative Agreements.
§35.6245
Allowable activities.
§35.6250
Support agency Cooperative Agreement requirements.

Combining Cooperative Agreements

§35.6260
Combining Cooperative Agreement sites and activities.

Financial Administration Requirements Under a Cooperative Agreement

§35.6270
Standards for financial management systems.
§35.6275
Period of availability of funds.
§35.6280
Payments.
§35.6285
Recipient payment of response costs.
§35.6290
Program income.

Personal Property Requirements Under a Cooperative Agreement

§35.6300
General personal property acquisition and use requirements.
§35.6305
Obtaining supplies.
§35.6310
Obtaining equipment.
§35.6315
Alternative methods for obtaining property.
§35.6320
Usage rate.
§35.6325
Title and EPA interest in CERCLA-funded property.
§35.6330
Title to federally owned property.
§35.6335
Property management standards.
§35.6340
Disposal of CERCLA-funded property.
§35.6345
Equipment disposal options.
§35.6350
Disposal of federally owned property.

Real Property Requirements Under a Cooperative Agreement

§35.6400
Acquisition and transfer of interest.
§35.6405
Use.

Copyright Requirements Under a Cooperative Agreement

§35.6450
General requirements.

Use of Recipient Employees (“Force Account”) Under a Cooperative Agreement

§35.6500
General requirements.

Procurement Requirements Under a Cooperative Agreement

§35.6550
Procurement system standards.
§35.6555
Competition.
§35.6565
Procurement methods.
§35.6570
Use of the same engineer during subsequent phases of response.
§35.6575
Restrictions on types of contracts.
§35.6580
[Reserved]
§35.6585
Cost and price analysis.
§35.6590
Bonding and insurance.
§35.6595
Contract provisions.
§35.6600
Contractor claims.
§35.6605
Privity of contract.
§35.6610
Contracts awarded by a contractor.

Reports Required Under a Cooperative Agreement

§35.6650
Progress reports.
§35.6655
Notification of significant developments.
§35.6660
Property inventory reports.
§35.6665
[Reserved]
§35.6670
Financial reports.

Records Requirements Under a Cooperative Agreement

§35.6700
Project records.
§35.6705
Records retention.
§35.6710
Records access.

Other Administrative Requirements for Cooperative Agreements

§35.6750
Modifications.
§35.6755
Monitoring program performance.
§35.6760
Enforcement and termination for convenience.
§35.6765
Non-Federal audit.
§35.6770
Disputes.
§35.6775
Exclusion of third-party benefits.
§35.6780
Closeout.
§35.6785
Collection of amounts due.
§35.6790
High risk recipients.

Requirements for Administering a Superfund State Contract (SSC)

§35.6800
Superfund State Contract.
§35.6805
Contents of an SSC.
§35.6815
Administrative requirements.
§35.6820
Conclusion of the SSC.
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Subpart P—FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR THE NATIONAL ESTUARY PROGRAM

§35.9000
Applicability.
§35.9005
Purpose.
§35.9010
Definitions.
§35.9015
Summary of annual process.
§35.9020
Planning targets.
§35.9030
Work program.
§35.9035
Budget period.
§35.9040
Application for assistance.
§35.9045
EPA action on application.
§35.9050
Assistance amount.
§35.9055
Evaluation of recipient performance.
§35.9060
Maximum Federal share.
§35.9065
Limitations.
§35.9070
National program assistance agreements.


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