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Subject 391-7-2 RADON AWARENESS GRANT PROGRAM

Rule 391-7-2-.01 Radon Awareness Grant Program

The Radon Awareness Grant Program was established to provide funds to local governments and community-based organizations to address radon issues in their communities. Funds may be used for any project that promotes radon awareness.

(a) The Board of Natural Resources has approved the Radon Awareness Grant Program. The grant program is statutorily authorized by O.C.G.A. 12-3-5(a)and (d).

Rule 391-7-2-.02 Eligibility

(a) Any government agency or community-based organization that responds to inquiries or distributes materials to the public on matters relating to health or the environment is eligible for the grant.
(b) Any project or activity that promotes radon awareness is eligible for the grant, including but not limited to, development and distribution of educational materials, distribution of test kits, conducting speeches, and responding to inquiries from the general public.
(c) Programs and activities relating to radon mitigation are not eligible for consideration.

Rule 391-7-2-.03 Selection Process and Criteria

(a) Applications will be reviewed and evaluated by technical and administrative personnel at P2AD. Applications will also be evaluated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Air and Radiation Technology Branch. The final decision on all grant awards will be made solely by P2AD.
(6) Applications will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

* Ability to promote radon awareness,

* Evidence of long-term commitment, and

* Ability to supply matching funds.

(c) Upon completion of an initial review by P2AD, applications which have met the selection criteria will be reevaluated and priority given to applicants based on the following factors:

* Located in EPA Zone 1. (Zone 1 is defined by EPA as counties which have the highest potential for elevated radon levels or levels greater than 4pCi/1. The Zone 1 counties in Georgia are Cobb, Fulton, DeKalb, and Gwinnett),

* Ability to reach a high proportion of the population, or

* Experience in responding to radon inquiries from the public.

Rule 391-7-2-.04 Funding

(a) Applicants may receive a maximum grant award of $7,500.
(b) Grant recipients must provide a minimum of one-to-one matching funds either through cash or in-kind contributions. In-kind contributions may consist of staff salaries or other expenditures approved, in writing, by the director of P2AD.

Rule 391-7-2-.05 Administrative Requirements

(a) Grant recipients shall enter into a Cooperative Agreement with P2AD. The Cooperative Agreement will contain the terms and conditions of the grant including financial and reporting requirements, a scope of work, and a schedule for the payment of grant funds.
(b) Grant recipients shall submit a Final Report to P2AD at the completion of the project. The Final Report shall include the steps taken to implement the project, lessons learned, and recommendations for implementing the project in other agencies and organizations.

Rule 391-7-2-.06 Application Deadline

(a) Applications (original and 4 copies) must be received by P2AD no later than 5:00 p.m. on April 11, 1997 at the following address:

Pollution Prevention Assistance Division

7 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Suite 450

Atlanta, Georgia 30334-9004

Hereafter, applications for each year's program must be postmarked on or before March 1 of that year.