Case Type Number: 
Statute (Common Name): 
Federal Grant and Cooperative Agreement Act of 1977
Program Area: 
Regulatory Authorities (CFR): 
40 CFR pt. 31, subpt. F; 40 CFR 30.62(b)
Filed By: 
Private Party/Individual
Federal Agency
Brief Description of Case Type: 
Informal process for adjudication of most pre-award and post-award assistance agreement (e.g., grant, cooperative agreement) disputes or enforcement actions by EPA (except competitive assistance agreements) involving governmental entities, colleges, hospitals, and other non-profit entities receiving agency monies. Enforcement actions may range from temporary withholding of payments to suspension or termination. (See 40 CFR Part 30 & Part 31, Subpart F). Adjudication process is applicable to a wide range of EPA grants/agreements including: environmental program grants to state/local/tribal governments (Part 35); research and demonstration grants (Part 40); training assistance (Part 45); fellowship awards (Part 46) and, National Environmental Eduction Act grants (Part 47).
Relief Available in Actions Filed By Private Parties: 
Relief Available in Actions Filed by Agency: 
Finding of Violation/Non-Compliance
Revocation/Suspension/Restriction of Existing Right or Privilege
Other Agency Enforcement Action (General)
Verified by Agency: 
Not verified