Commodity Credit Corporation January 11, 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Environmental Quality Incentives Program; Conservation Innovation Grants
Document Number: 05-511
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-01-11
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation
In this document, the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) affirms, with changes, the provisions of an interim final rule that added provisions regarding Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) to the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). The regulations implement statutory provisions designed to provide competitive grants to eligible Indian Tribes; State or local units of government; non- governmental organizations; and individuals. The purpose of CIG is to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies while leveraging the Federal investment in environmental enhancement and protection, in conjunction with agricultural production.