Chapter 267-8 GEORGIA PETROLEUM OVERCHARGE PLAN - 2001
In compliance with the "Fair and Open Grants" Article of the "Budget Accountability and Planning Act of 1993," following is the information on a grant program being implemented in fall/winter 2001.
Georgia Petroleum Overcharge Plan - 2001.
Rule 267-8-.03 The Citation to Statutory Basis for the Grant Program in the Official Code of Georgia Annotated or Other General Law of the State of Georgia
Funded from Stripper Well Settlement Agreement Petroleum Overcharge funds.
To comply with the federal court's order to provide restitution to the State's citizens through energy and transportation related programs.
A list of the allowable program activities that are under consideration for funding are as follows: No-Tillage Agriculture Assistance, $101,500; Wheels-to-Work Program/Public Transportation Program, $67,000; Agricultural Spraying Program, $21,000; Lagoon Pumpout System, $21,000; Stackhouse Animal Waste Recycling Program, $40,000; Public Education and Outreach, $275,000; Alternative Fuels/Clean Cities, $175,000; Energy Conservation with Residential Buildings, $175,000; Sustainable Design and Building Program, $75,000; Energy Conservation Program for Public Building, $225,000; Renewable Energy Programs, $146,000.
State and Local Government and Non-Profit organizations.
GEFA is soliciting those energy and transportation related programs and proposals which a) are eligible under the court approved listing for this program, b) provide restitutionary benefits to Georgia citizens either as a whole or individually, c) further the state's general goals in either energy efficiency or transportation. A public hearing will be held on the program activities listed under Section 267-8-.05 on October 10, 2001. Changes may be made to the original plan based upon this public hearing and public comments received orally or in writing. Proposals received may be funded in whole or in part. Some suggested proposals may be held for further review and additional competition, which would be announced later through the "Fair and Open Grants" filing(s) if applicable.
Comments or applications must be in this Office by October 12, 2001, to be considered for the plan. Fax Copies will not be accepted or considered for funding. Comments or applications should be mailed to:
Georgia Petroleum Overcharge Plan - 2001
Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority
100 Peachtree Street, Suite 2090
Atlanta, Georgia 30334