40 CFR 35.4075 - Are there things my group can't spend TAG money for?
Your TAG funds cannot be used for the following activities:
(a) Lawsuits or other legal actions;
(b) Attorney fees for services:
(1) Connected to any kind of legal action; or
(2) That could, if such a relationship were allowable, be interpreted as resulting in an attorney/client relationship to which the attorney/client privilege would apply;
(c) The time of your technical advisor to assist an attorney in preparing a legal action or preparing and serving as an expert witness at any legal proceeding;
(d) Political activity and lobbying that is unallowable under 2 CFR part 200 Subpart E - Cost Principles, (this restriction includes activities such as attempting to influence the outcomes of any Federal, State or local election, referendum, initiative, or similar procedure through in-kind or cash contributions, endorsements, or publicity, or attempting to influence the introduction or passage of Federal or state legislation; this regulation is available at http://www.ecfr.gov.)
(e) Other activities that are unallowable under the cost principles stated in 2 CFR part 200 Subpart E - Cost Principles (such as costs of amusement, diversion, social activities, fund raising and ceremonials);
(f) Tuition or other training expenses for your group's members or your technical advisor except as § 35.4070(b)(3) allows;
(g) Any activities or expenditures for your group's members' travel;
(h) Generation of new primary data such as well drilling and testing, including split sampling;
(i) Reopening or challenging final EPA decisions such as:
(1) Records of Decision; and/or
(j) Generation of new health data through biomedical testing (for example, blood or urine testing), clinical evaluations, health studies, surveillance, registries, and/or public health interventions.