Title 199 – NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
Chapter 3 - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
001 Grant Period and Expenditure of Funds. The grant period shall be a set period of time designated by the applicant and approved by the Director. Except for partial reimbursement for the purchase of crumb rubber or tire-derived products, all funding must be encumbered during the approved period, unless extended by the Director. Funds encumbered during the approved period must be expended within 45 days after the end of the approved period. Funds not expended during such time will revert back to the Department. Return of unexpended funds is the grant recipient's responsibility.
002 Earned Interest or Dividends. Any and all interest or dividends earned from grant funds is considered a part of the grant and is subject to the same restrictions and requirements as grant funds.
003 Waste Reduction and Recycling Incentive Fund Applicants. There are three funding sources for the Waste Reduction and Recycling Incentive Fund. The statutory basis for each funding source identifies specific applicants eligible to apply for such funds.
003.01 Grant awards from funds collected under the provisions of Neb. Rev. Stat. Section 81-15,161, 81-15,162, and 81-15,163 shall be available to political subdivisions or other entities or organizations, public, private or non-profit for integrated solid waste management programs.
003.02 Grant awards from funds collected under the provisions of Neb. Rev. Stat. Section 13-2042 shall be available only to counties, municipalities, and agencies for the purposes of planning and implementing facilities and systems to further the goals of the Integrated Solid Waste Management Act.
004 Incomplete Grant Applications. Incomplete grant applications shall be returned to the applicant and may be revised and resubmitted during the next application period.
005 Applicants for reimbursement of building deconstruction costs must consult with the Nebraska State Historical Society, State Historical Preservation Officer, regarding properties listed in or eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places. Deconstruction of such properties is not eligible for grant funding.
Enabling Legislation: Neb. Rev. Stat. 81-15,161, 81-15,162, 81-15,163; 13-2042
Legal Citation: Title 199, Ch. 3, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
1200 "N" Street, Suite 400
P.O. Box 98922
Lincoln, Nebraska 68509