Cal Recycle has just released the Notice of Funds Availability and the online application for the new Tire-Derived Aggregate (TDA) Grant Program. The CalRecycle Tire-Derived Aggregate (TDA) Grant Program provides funds to cities, counties, special districts, state agencies, and qualifying Indian Tribes for TDA projects. A total of $1,500,000 is available with maximum grant awards of $350,000. The deadline to submit online applications is November 16, 2011. Technical assistance will be provided by CalRecycle’s contractor and/or staff. Possible TDA projects include:
· Lightweight fill (slope stabilization, embankment fill, and landslide repair)
· Landfill application (leachate and gas collection systems, drainage layers, leachate injection)
· Retaining wall backfill (where lightweight material is required)
· Vibration mitigation (under rail lines)
For information regarding the grant, please visit: www.calrecycle.ca.gov/Tires/Grants/TDA/FY201112.
TDA has proven cost and safety benefits. For more information regarding the benefits of TDA, please visit the CalRecycle Green Roads web page (http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/Tires/TDA/default.htm). For questions, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.