(1) Eligible project costs for substance release grants shall include but not be limited to:
(a) Hiring technical assistants to review and interpret documents;
(b) Public involvement and public education activities;
(c) Reviewing specific plans for environmental testing and analysis, reviewing reports summarizing the results of such plans and making recommendations for modifications to such plans.
(d) Expendable personal property;
(e) Other public participation activities as determined by the department on a case-by-case basis.
(2) Eligible project costs for waste management priority grants shall include but not be limited to:
(a) Assisting in developing and implementing programs that promote or improve state or local solid or hazardous waste management plans;
(b) Assisting in developing programs or activities that promote and are consistent with the state solid or hazardous waste management priorities;
(c) Expendable personal property;
(d) Other public participation activities as determined by the department on a case-by-case basis.
(3) Ineligible projects and grant costs shall include but not be limited to:
(a) Independently collecting or analyzing samples at facility sites;
(b) Hiring attorneys for legal actions against potentially liable persons, facility owners, or the department. Applicants who receive a grant award shall notify the department if legal action is intended or taken on the subject of the grant project or application;
(c) Legislative lobbying activities;
(d) Real property;
(e) Nonexpendable personal property.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.105D
RCW. WSR 01-05-024 (Order 97-09A), § 173-321-060, filed 2/12/01, effective 3/15/01. Statutory Authority: 1989 c 2. WSR 89-21-072 (Order 89-26), § 173-321-060, filed 10/17/89, effective 11/17/89.]