Local Governments Reimbursement Program

Type: 
Funding
Grant Deadline: 
12/31/2017
Organization: 
EPA
Description: 

Applications accepted continuously. In the event of a release (or threatened release) of hazardous substances, EPA may reimburse local governments for expenses related to the release and associated emergency response measures. The Local Governments Reimbursement Program provides a "safety net" of up to $25,000 per incident to local governments that do not have funds available to pay for response actions.

Category: 
Emergency Management, Disaster, Adaptation, Health, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: 
Up to $25,000 per incident
Matching Funds: 
NA
Eligibility: 
Local governments that are eligible to receive reimbursement under the Local Governments Reimbursement (LGR) program include any general-purpose unit of local government, such as a county, parish, city, town, township, and municipality. Federally recognized Indian Tribes are also eligible for reimbursement under the LGR program.
Contact Information: 
(800) 431-9209, lgr.epa@epamail.epa.gov