environmental review shall be completed for each project that receives funds
from the drinking water treatment revolving fund. Any adverse environmental
impacts that may occur on a project, as determined by the director, shall be
mitigated by the local entity.
The director hereby adopts and
incorporates by reference the provisions contained in 40 CFR Part 6
and related subparts as applicable to drinking water systems.
11.3. The costs of preparing the
environmental assessment reports may be included as part of costs of planning
the project and are eligible for drinking water treatment revolving fund
assistance. The cost for the State to review the environmental assessments are
not eligible from the drinking water treatment revolving fund and are
considered administrative costs. Environmental reviews required by other
funding agencies participating in the funding of the project may fulfill the
requirements for environmental review. The applicant shall obtain written
approval from the division.