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Application Contact Marine Trades Association of New Jersey
2516 Highway 35, 2nd Floor
Manasquan, NJ 08736
732-292-1051/F 732-292-1041
Application Deadline Subject to federal grant award -applications are accepted on an on-going basis
Notification Date On an on-going basis.
Clean Vessel – Pump Out Facilities

Purpose of Funding
To provide funds to states for the construction, renovation, operation, and maintenance of pumpout stations and dump stations and for educational programs that inform boaters of the importance of proper disposal of their sewage.

Source of Funding
US Fish and Wildlife Service (75%)
Shore Protections License Plate Sales (25%)

bayStatutory Citation
The Clean Vessel Act of 1992 (P.L. 102-587, Subtitle F)
N.J.S.A. 23:2B-3;23:2B-6, 23:2B-7

Who is Eligible
Local Governments and Public/Private Marinas

Qualifications Required for Consideration
To be eligible for funding under this program, both public and private facilities must be open to the public and provide full and reasonable access to the pumpout/dump station.

Grant Limitations
Subject to availability of funds. 

Pumpout construction/renovation - Estimates exceeding $18,000 must be approved by the New Jersey Clean Vessel Program Steering committee.

Operation & Maintenance Program - Marina reimbursement for eligible costs not to exceed $2,500.  Pumpout boat operator reimbursement for eligible costs not to exceed $5,000.

Application Procedures
Applications reviewed by Clean Vessel Program Steering Committee.  Contract established with DEP for construction.  Marina owner is fully reimbursed for construction costs.

For More Information, Contact
Dave Chanda – Director
NJDEP Fish and Wildlife
609-292-9410

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