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Economically Disadvantaged Cities, Towns, and Counties in Washington State (2021–23 biennium)
Economically Disadvantaged Cities, Towns, and Counties in Washington State (2021–23 biennium) (Number of pages: 16) (Publication Size: 563KB)
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|Author(s)||Financial Services Unit|
|Description||The Washington State Department of Ecology provides grants to local governments to investigate and clean up contaminated sites. Many of the grants require that local governments provide a 50% match to these funds. However, if a community is considered “economically disadvantaged,” their Oversight Grants and Independent Remedial Action Grants may be funded up to 75% of the eligible project costs.
The tables in this document identify which counties, cities, and towns are economically disadvantaged and eligible for a reduced match for grants received between July 1, 2021, through June 30, 2023.
“Economically disadvantaged” is defined in the Remedial Action Grant (RAG) Rule, WAC 173-322A-100. It is also briefly discussed in Ecology’s Independent Remedial Action Grant guidance for the 2021–23 biennium (Publication Number 21-09-048) available at https://apps.ecology.wa.gov/publications/SummaryPages/2109048.html
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|Keywords||contaminated site cleanup, RCW 70A.305.010, 2021-23 biennium, Model Toxics Control Act (MTCA), Independent remedial action grant, Oversight remedial action grant, Grant funding, RAG Rule, Chapter 173-322A WAC, Remedial Action Grants and Loans (RAG) Program|
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Remedial Action Grant and Loan Guidance for the 2021–23 Biennium: Oversight Remedial Action Grants and Loans, Area-wide Groundwater Investigation Grants, Safe Drinking Water Action Grants
EAGL Instructions for 2021–23 Remedial Action Grant & Loan Applications: Toxics Cleanup Program’s guidance for using Ecology’s Administration of Grants & Loans System (EAGL) to apply for Integrated Planning Grants
Remedial Action Grant and Loan Guidance: Independent Remedial Action Grants for the 2021–23 Biennium
EAGL External Users' Manual
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