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COUNTY ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH ACT GRANTS (CEHA)

PURPOSE OF FUNDING
To support environmental health services undertaken by certified local health agencies on behalf of the Department of Environmental Protection pursuant to the County Environmental Health Act, N.J.S.A. 26:3A2-21 et seq.

SOURCE OF FUNDING
Dependent upon State appropriation funds made available to the program.

STATUTORY CITATION
P.L. 1977, c.443, as amended by P.L. 1991, c.99. N.J.S.A. 26:3A2-21 et seq.; N.J.A.C. 7:1H-1 et seq.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE
Certified local health agencies only.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR CONSIDERATION
Applicant must have the DEP certification pursuant to P.L. 1977, c.443 (N.J.S.A. 26:3A2-21 et seq.) and have approved work plan pursuant to N.J.A.C. 7:1H-1 et seq.

GRANT LIMITATIONS
Calendar year grants are awarded annually. 50% match required. Grants awarded for pilot projects do not have a match requirement.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Certified local health agencies must attend the annual fall grant conference and submit a countywide Environmental Health Assessment and Improvement Plan.

APPLICATION DEADLINE
December 1st annually.

NOTIFICATION DATE
April 1st of the following year.

FOR INFORMATION OR TO REQUEST AN NJDEP APPLICATION, CONTACT
Patricia A. Conti, Chief
NJDEP - Office of Local Environmental Management
Mail Code 09-01
PO Box 420
Trenton, NJ 08625-0420
(609) 292-1305
trish.conti@dep.state.nj.us

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