Rules and Regulations for the Climate Resilience Fund


250-RICR-170-05-1 PROPOSED RULE

Title 250 Department of Environmental Management
Chapter 170 Resilience and Climate Change
Subchapter 05 Financial Assistance
Part 1 Rules and Regulations for the Climate Resilience Fund
Type of Filing Adoption
Regulation Status Proposed
Filing Notice Date 09/23/2019
Filing Hearing Date(s) 10/16/2019
Public Comment Dates 09/23/2019 to 10/23/2019

Regulation Authority :

R.I. Gen. Laws Chapters 42-6.2 and 42-17.1

Purpose and Reason :

The purpose of these regulations is to create a Climate Resilience Fund to receive, hold and administer the use of the $5,000,000 portion of the '2018 RI Green Economy and Clean Water Bond' and any future bond allocations earmarked for similar and related purposes. The funds will provide grants to Governmental and Non-profit entities for restoring and improving the climate resilience of vulnerable coastal habitats, as well as river and stream floodplains with specific priority to projects that improve community resilience and public safety.  The regulations outline the application, review and award process, including eligible project categories and eligible/ineligible costs.

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