U.S. Department of Transportation: Pipeline Safety Information Grants to Communities – Technical Assistance Grants (TAG)
The Technical Assistance Grant (TAG) program provides funding to local communities and groups of individuals for technical assistance related to pipeline safety. Technical assistance is defined as engineering or other scientific analysis of pipeline safety issues. TAG funding may also be used to help promote public participation in official proceedings. TAG awards may fund a broad range of activities, including: improvement of local pipeline emergency response capabilities; improvement of safe digging or damage prevention programs; development of pipeline safety information resources; implementation of local land use practices that enhance pipeline safety; community and pipeline awareness campaigns; and, public participation in official proceedings pertaining to pipeline safety.
Amount: Up to $1,000,000 is available for awards of up to $100,000 each.
Eligibility: Local communities or groups of individuals (not including for-profit entities) relating to the safety of pipeline facilities in local communities, other than facilities regulated under Public Law 93-153 (43 U.S.C. 1651 et seq.). Eligible applicants include cities, towns, villages, counties, parishes, townships, and similar governmental subdivisions, or consortiums of such subdivisions, and groups of individuals; not including for-profit entities.
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