Rio Chama Pilot Project


Funding Opportunity ID: 296674
Opportunity Number: BOR-UC-17-N017
Opportunity Title: Rio Chama Pilot Project
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Natural Resources
Category Explanation: N/A
CFDA Number(s): 15.506
Eligible Applicants: Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Agency Code: DOI-BOR
Agency Name: Department of the Interior
Bureau of Reclamation
Posted Date: Aug 21, 2017
Close Date: Sep 04, 2017
Last Updated Date: Aug 21, 2017
Award Ceiling: $80,000
Award Floor: $80,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $80,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: The purpose of this project is threefold: 1) to summarize and integrate past studies tied to the Rio Chama Flow Project (RCFP) and identify further research requirements to support the RCFP, 2) to review and synthesize the existing literature on the economic benefits of hydropower, recreation and impacts to rural communities affected by the RCFP, and 3) to conduct a legal review and analysis of the prevailing Federal and State authorizations and statutes that impact the RCFP. The findings from these three tasks will be compiled into a comprehensive report, and presented to and discussed with Reclamation and the RCFP Advisory Council in two half-day meetings.
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