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PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 30940



30940.  (a) The board may award grants to public agencies or
nonprofit organizations for the purposes of improving agricultural
water quality through monitoring, demonstration projects, research,
construction of agricultural drainage improvements, and for projects
to reduce pollutants in agricultural drainage water through reuse,
integrated management, or treatment. Grants made pursuant to this
section may be used to provide matching funds for federal grant
programs. The board, in consultation with the Department of Food and
Agriculture and the program advisory review board established
pursuant to Section 593 of the Food and Agricultural Code, shall
develop criteria for evaluating projects considered for grants under
this section.
   (b) (1) On or before June 30, 2005, the board, in consultation
with the Department of Food and Agriculture, shall adopt guidelines
for a dairy water quality improvement grant program that provides
competitive grants for projects, including water quality planning and
regional and on-farm projects, and projects undertaken by dairy
operators, to reduce threats to, or impairment of, water quality from
dairy operations.
   (2) In order to be eligible for a grant pursuant to this
subdivision, a dairy operator shall have completed the environmental
stewardship short course of the dairy quality assurance program,
unless the board finds and determines that the operator has taken
other similar actions to mitigate adverse environmental effects of
its dairy operation.
   (c) The board shall specify a matching fund requirement, as a
condition of providing grants under subdivision (a) or (b).


State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 30940

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 30940



30940.  (a) The board may award grants to public agencies or
nonprofit organizations for the purposes of improving agricultural
water quality through monitoring, demonstration projects, research,
construction of agricultural drainage improvements, and for projects
to reduce pollutants in agricultural drainage water through reuse,
integrated management, or treatment. Grants made pursuant to this
section may be used to provide matching funds for federal grant
programs. The board, in consultation with the Department of Food and
Agriculture and the program advisory review board established
pursuant to Section 593 of the Food and Agricultural Code, shall
develop criteria for evaluating projects considered for grants under
this section.
   (b) (1) On or before June 30, 2005, the board, in consultation
with the Department of Food and Agriculture, shall adopt guidelines
for a dairy water quality improvement grant program that provides
competitive grants for projects, including water quality planning and
regional and on-farm projects, and projects undertaken by dairy
operators, to reduce threats to, or impairment of, water quality from
dairy operations.
   (2) In order to be eligible for a grant pursuant to this
subdivision, a dairy operator shall have completed the environmental
stewardship short course of the dairy quality assurance program,
unless the board finds and determines that the operator has taken
other similar actions to mitigate adverse environmental effects of
its dairy operation.
   (c) The board shall specify a matching fund requirement, as a
condition of providing grants under subdivision (a) or (b).



State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 30940

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 30940



30940.  (a) The board may award grants to public agencies or
nonprofit organizations for the purposes of improving agricultural
water quality through monitoring, demonstration projects, research,
construction of agricultural drainage improvements, and for projects
to reduce pollutants in agricultural drainage water through reuse,
integrated management, or treatment. Grants made pursuant to this
section may be used to provide matching funds for federal grant
programs. The board, in consultation with the Department of Food and
Agriculture and the program advisory review board established
pursuant to Section 593 of the Food and Agricultural Code, shall
develop criteria for evaluating projects considered for grants under
this section.
   (b) (1) On or before June 30, 2005, the board, in consultation
with the Department of Food and Agriculture, shall adopt guidelines
for a dairy water quality improvement grant program that provides
competitive grants for projects, including water quality planning and
regional and on-farm projects, and projects undertaken by dairy
operators, to reduce threats to, or impairment of, water quality from
dairy operations.
   (2) In order to be eligible for a grant pursuant to this
subdivision, a dairy operator shall have completed the environmental
stewardship short course of the dairy quality assurance program,
unless the board finds and determines that the operator has taken
other similar actions to mitigate adverse environmental effects of
its dairy operation.
   (c) The board shall specify a matching fund requirement, as a
condition of providing grants under subdivision (a) or (b).


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