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Grants for Municipal Landfill Closure Projects

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DEC is authorized to provide grants for municipalities that own inactive solid waste landfills or landfills that will be inactive within 18 months of application and with eligible closure costs incurred after April 1, 1993.

For a complete description and criteria of a Municipal Landfill Closure Project, visit 6 NYCRR Subpart 360-9 - State Assistance and Loans for Municipal Landfill Closure Projects (link leaves DEC website.)

Applications are accepted continuously.

Application Materials for Municipal Landfill Closure Grants may be obtained by contacting DEC by e-mail or at 518-402-8678.