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Application Deadline May 4, 2017
Notification Date As published in the current fiscal year's request for proposals and grant guidance document, available on the Department's Web site at: www.state.nj.us/dep/wms/bears/npsrestgrants.html
Total to be Distributed Up to approximately $10,400,000
Water Quality Restoration Grants

Purpose of Funding
Provide grants to reduce water quality impairment through implementation of nonpoint source (NPS) pollution control projects  

Source of Funding
US Environmental Protection Agency
Federal Clean Water Act Section 319(h)
(33 U.S.C. §§ 1251 et seq.)
New Jersey Corporate Business Tax Receipts
Natural Resource Damage Settlements

Statutory Citation
Federal Clean Water Act Section 319(h)
(33 U.S.C. §§ 1251 et seq.)
N.J.S.A. 13:1D-9 (DEP Enabling Act)
N.J.S.A. 58:10A-1 et seq., specifically N.J.S.A. 58:10A-5(e) (Water Pollution Control Act)

Who is Eligible
Bee Meadow Pond Shoreline Restoration Project Government agencies and non-profit organizations are eligible for funding under this grant program.

Qualifications Required for Consideration
Applicants must submit a project that meets the administrative requirement, objectives and project criteria as outlined in the Water Quality Restoration grant guidelines available for the current  fiscal year.

Grant/Loan Limitations
The amount varies by need. The 319(h) awards are limited to eligible costs and requirements as defined in the 319(h) grant guidelines.

Application Procedures
Grant applications are available from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s website at http://www.state.nj.us/dep/wms/bears/npsrestgrants.html or by contacting the Bureau of Environmental Analysis, Restoration and Standards at (609) 633-1441.

Review Process
Applicants should view the RFP regarding the process for the selection of projects.

For More Information, Contact
Jay Springer
NJDEP- Division of Water Monitoring and Standards
Bureau of Environmental Analysis, Restoration and Standards (BEARS)                                             
Telephone: (609) 633-1441
Email: jay.springer@dep.state.nj.us

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