COLUMBIA RIVER BASIN RESTORATION FUNDING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: SCIENCE AND MONITORING COMPETITION

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
March 19th, 2024
Close Date
May 17th, 2024
Total Funding
$15,000,000.00
Award Ceiling
$3,000,000.00
Award Floor
$300,000.00
Expected No. Awards
7
Opportunity No.
EPA-R10-OW-CRBRP-2024-01

Agency

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Environment

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has posted a grant opportunity titled "COLUMBIA RIVER BASIN RESTORATION FUNDING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: SCIENCE AND MONITORING COMPETITION". This grant aims to improve the understanding of toxics and their effects on water quality in the Columbia River Basin. The grant seeks to increase the number, type, and scientific rigor of toxics monitoring projects in the Columbia River Basin through specific actions in three program priority areas: characterization and spatiotemporal trend analysis, pathway identification, and novel methods and approaches. The grant is open to Tribal, state, and local governments, nongovernmental entities, and others involved in implementing the 2010 Columbia River Basin Toxics Reduction Action Plan and the Lower Columbia River Estuary Plan. The grant has a closing date of May 17, 2024, and an estimated total program funding of $15,000,000. For more information and eligibility requirements, please refer to the funding opportunity announcement.

Description

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10 (EPA), is issuing a Request for Applications (RFA) from eligible entities to improve the understanding of toxics and their effects on water quality in the Columbia River Basin by increasing the number, type, and scientific rigor of toxics monitoring projects in the Columbia River Basin through specific actions in three program priority areas: 1) characterization and spatiotemporal trend analysis; 2) pathway identification; and/or 3) novel methods and approaches. The Columbia River Basin Restoration Program (CRBRP) will assist Tribal, state, and local governments; nongovernmental entities, and others as they implement the 2010 Columbia River Basin Toxics Reduction Action Plan and the Lower Columbia River Estuary Plan - Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan and conduct activities to support EPA national goals for the Columbia River Basin.

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