|MDEQ manages a variety of Grants that are available to entities|
|Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Grants|
Available to municipalities, counties, and multi-county agencies for one-day HHW collection events to assist them in:
- collection and proper treatment, storage, and disposal of household hazardous wastes (household chemicals, old tires, paints, antifreeze, solvents),
- transportation costs,
- administration and dissemination of public information, and
- other costs for a successful HHW program
|Nonpoint Source Pollution Grants|
Financial assistance is available to other state agencies, local governments, universities, and non-profit organizations to implement Nonpoint Source projects through the Clean Water Act's Section 319 Grant provisions.
|Solid Waste Assistance Grants|
Available to municipalities, counties, and multi-county agencies to assist in the:
- clean up of illegal open dumps,
- employment of local solid waste enforcement officers,
- development of collection programs for discarded appliances and furniture,
- development of local recycling programs, and
- provision of public information services to the local community on solid waste management
|Waste Tire Collection and Cleanup Grants|
Assistance available to cities with a solid waste plan, counties, and regional solid waste authorities for:
- collection sites
- transportation costs
- storage trailer units
- contractual disposal costs
- public education
|MDEQ provides and administers wastewater loans:|
|Water Pollution Control (Clean Water) Revolving Fund Loan Program|
Cities, towns, water/sewer districts, regional wastewater authorities, county boards of supervisors, or state agencies may receive low interest loans for water pollution control projects including wastewater treatment facilities, expand/upgrade existing facilities, stormwater pollution control projects, nonpoint source pollution projects, and estuary management projects.
|Water Pollution Control Emergency Loan Fund Program|
Cities, towns, county boards of supervisors, water/sewer districts, regional wastewater authorities, and state agencies may receive loans for emergency wastewater projects.
|MDEQ manages trust fund money that is available to eligible groups or persons.|
|Mississippi Groundwater Protection Trust Fund|
This fund may provide reimbursement for the clean up of a leaking underground storage tank site to the underground storage tank owner who is in substantial compliance with the underground storage tank regulations.
|Nonhazardous Corrective Action Trust Fund|
This fund may be used for emergency actions, preventative/corrective actions for actual or potential contaminant release, and for monitoring and post-closure at eligible closed landfill sites by the landfill owner.
|Waste Tire Abatement Fund|
This fund may be used by the MDEQ to clean up sites where waste tires have been illegally dumped or where tires have been placed prior to 1992.