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NDEQ Hosts Four Meetings to Discuss Waste Grants Process

February 1, 2011 is the deadline to apply for 2011 Waste Reduction and Recycling Incentive Grants. Four meetings have been set to inform the public about new application forms, electronic submittal of applications, and the new scoring system used to rank applications. Private entities, non-profit organizations, and political subdivisions can apply for waste reduction grants.

Locations, dates and times of the meetings are:

Lincoln -- November 30, 2010, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at the WasteCap Nebraska Office, 285 S. 68th St. Place, Suite 540

Holdrege – December 7, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Ag Center, 1308 2nd Street

Scottsbluff – December 8, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at the North Platte NRD, 100547 Airport Road

Norfolk -- December 9, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Lifelong Learning Center, Northeast Community College, 801 E. Benjamin Ave.

At each meeting, NDEQ staff will explain the new forms, electronic submittal procedures, and the new ranking systems for both the Waste Reduction and Recycling grants, and the new Deconstruction of Abandoned Buildings grants.

Below are links to waste grant program information and the new applications: