Friday, January 4, 2019

Applications Due For DEP Municipal, Hazardous Waste Host Municipality Inspector Grants March 31

The Department of Environmental Protection is now accepting applications for reimbursements under the Municipal Waste and Hazardous Waste Facility Host Municipality Inspector Programs for the 2018 calendar year.  The deadline for applications is March 31.  (Jan. 5 PA Bulletin, page 73)
Reimbursements are allocated from the Recycling Fund authorized under Act 101 for municipal waste facilities, or from the Hazardous Sites Cleanup Fund under Act 108 for hazardous waste facilities.
Reimbursements are available to any municipality that has a municipal waste landfill, resource recovery facility, or commercial hazardous waste storage, treatment and disposal facility located within its geographic borders.
Upon application from any host municipality, the Department shall award reimbursements for authorized costs incurred for the salary and expenses of up to two certified Host Municipality Inspectors.
The reimbursement shall not exceed 50 percent of the approved costs of salaries and expenses. Reimbursement is available only for Host Municipality Inspectors trained and certified by the Department.
Applications must be submitted through DCED’s Electronic Single Application For Assistance webpage.
For more information on this program, visit DEP’s Host Municipality Inspector Programs webpage.  Questions should be directed to Timothy Gilbert, Bureau of Waste Management, by sending email to: or call 717-787-2553.

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