16 U.S. Code § 3839aa–8 - Conservation innovation grants and payments
Out of the funds made available to carry out this part, the Secretary may pay the cost of competitive grants that are intended to stimulate innovative approaches to leveraging the Federal investment in environmental enhancement and protection, in conjunction with agricultural production or forest resource management, through the program.
The Secretary shall provide payments under this subsection to producers to implement practices to address air quality concerns from agricultural operations and to meet Federal, State, and local regulatory requirements. The funds shall be made available on the basis of air quality concerns in a State and shall be used to provide payments to producers that are cost effective and reflect innovative technologies.
Of the funds made available to carry out this part, the Secretary shall carry out this subsection using $25,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2009 through 2018.
A prior section 3839aa–8, Pub. L. 99–198, title XII, § 1240H, as added Pub. L. 104–127, title III, § 334, Apr. 4, 1996, 110 Stat. 1002, related to temporary administration of environmental quality incentives program, prior to the general amendment of this part by Pub. L. 107–171.
2014—Subsec. (a)(2)(E), (F). Pub. L. 113–79, § 2207(1), added subpars. (E) and (F).
Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 113–79, § 2207(2), substituted “$25,000,000” for “$37,500,000” and “2018” for “2012”.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 113–79, § 2207(3), added subsec. (c).
2008—Pub. L. 110–246, § 2509, amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section related to conservation innovation grants.
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