40 CFR 40.140-1 - All applications.
(a) The relevancy of the proposed project to the objectives of the EPA research and demonstration program;
(b) The availability of funds within EPA;
(c) The technical feasibility of the project;
(d) The seriousness, extent, and urgency of the environmental problems toward which the project is directed;
(e) The anticipated public benefits to be derived from the project in relation to the costs of the project;
(f) The competency of the applicant's staff and the adequacy of the applicant's facilities and available resources;
(g) The degree to which the project can be expected to produce results that will have general application to pollution control problems nationwide;
(h) Whether the project is consistent with existing plans or ongoing planning for the project area at the State, regional, and local levels;
(i) The existence and extent of local public support for the project;
(j) Whether the proposed project is environmentally sound;
(k) Proposed cost sharing.