(a) General rule.--The department may provide grants to individuals, local governments, businesses, corporations
or other organizations for reimbursement of eligible costs for waste tire collection
programs approved by the department.
(b) Grant disbursement.--The department shall establish a grant ceiling for each proposed collection program
based on the number of tires to be collected and the estimated processing costs.
(c) Restrictions.--Grants awarded under this section shall be subject to the following:
(1) Grant recipients shall apply the funds received from the department only to those
purposes and activities authorized by the department or otherwise approved by the
(2) The department may not award the grants to any individual, local government, business,
corporation or other organization that has contributed in any manner to the creation
of a waste tire pile.
(3) Any additional restrictions which the Environmental Quality Board, by regulation,
may designate so long as the restriction is promulgated in regulation.
(d) Funding limitation.--Commencing with the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2002, and continuing through the
fiscal year beginning July 1, 2006, the department may not expend more than $250,000
each fiscal year from the Recycling Fund created by section 706 of the act of July
28, 1988 (P.L. 556, No. 101), 1 known as the Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling and Waste Reduction Act, for awarding
grants under this section.
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