Bioreactor Phase 2 Funding
Bioreactor Phase 2 Funding
Posted on 07/15/2020
Bioreactor being filled with wood chipsCouncil has approved moving forward with an agreement that would provide grant funding for phase 2 of the city's bioreactor project. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) announced funding availability on October 25, 2019, for Approaches to Reduce Nutrient Loadings for Harmful Algal Blooms Management and on November 6, 2019, the FDEP announced an Innovative Technology Grant Solicitation for Harmful Algal Blooms.

Staff received a notice of funding award on January 17, 2020, and received the agreement on July 2, 2020. The DEP grant allocates $400,000 with no required match from the City.

This is a new grant for the City, which does not have a current year budget.

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