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File #: 18-4839    Version: 1 Name: Grant Application - U.S. EPA - LUESA Air Quality
Type: Consent Status: Consent
File created: 7/18/2018 In control: LUESA
On agenda: 8/8/2018 Final action:
Title: : Grant Application - U.S. EPA - LUESA Air Quality
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Title:

Grant Application - U.S. EPA - LUESA Air Quality

 

Summary

ACTION:

A.                     Approve the submission of the County’s FFY19 Clean Air Act, Section 105, Federal grant application

B.                     Upon award of grant, recognize, receive and appropriate the grant award

 

 

Staff Contact:                      Leslie Rhodes, LUESA,  Air Quality Director

 

 

Presentation                     No                     

 

 

BACKGROUND/JUSTIFICATION:

Mecklenburg County Air Quality (MCAQ) is a certified local air quality program with the mission to lead and assist the County towards meeting and maintaining compliance with the health-based National Ambient Air Quality Standards.

 

MCAQ receives federal funds from a Clean Air Act (CAA), Section 105 grant through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Grant funds are used to fund and support, in part, commitments to U.S. EPA to implement programs to improve ambient air quality. These activities include permitting stationary sources of air pollutants, conducting ambient air monitoring, conducting emission inventories and enforcing environmental laws and regulations.

 

Grant application is due August 9, 2018.

 

 

PROCUREMENT BACKGROUND:

N/A

 

POLICY IMPACT:

N/A

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

Increase in Federal revenue and associated expenses of up to $485,362 for FY19 in Fund G001