EPA Information Related to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act)
OMB has added on their Recovery FAQs for Federal Contractors on Reporting page these FAQs:
- When should a Federal contractor submit its final quarterly report? and
- What are the key activities and timeframes required for reporting at FederalReporting.gov?
The FAQ on timelines has been updated to accommodate the recent changes in reporting timelines recently announced by the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board at FederalReporting.gov.
Agencies are also reminded that in order to allow contractors sufficient time to respond to agency comments during the Agency Review Phase, agencies are to submit comments to contractors by the 26th day after the end of the calendar quarter per the September 2009 OFPP Memorandum, "Interim Guidance on Reviewing Contractor Reports on the Use of Recovery Act Funds in Accordance with FAR Clause 52.204-11" (PDF)
Updated June 2011: Frequently Asked Question regarding marking reports final.
Updated September 2010: Reference Guide for Data Entry for Assistance Agreements (Excel spreadsheet)
Updated September 2010: Reference Guide for Data Entry for Contracts Recipient Reporting (PDF) (5 pp., 26K, about PDF)
Registration for Section 1512 data reporting began on August 17, 2009. In order to register recipients need to have a DUNS number and a CCR number. If you don’t have this information please use the links below.
You will need the following things to register:
D-U-N-S number - If your organization does not have a D-U-N-S number, please register at Dun & Bradstreet's Web site.
Tax Identification Number
Central Contractor Registration (CCR) number - If you organization does not have a CCR number, please register at the CCR Web site. You will need a D-U-N-S number and a tax identification number to register for this registry.
Once you have this information please visit FederalReporting.gov to register for the reporting system.
Disadvantaged Business Enterprises
Recipients of EPA financial assistance agreements, including those issued under the Recovery Act, are required to seek and encouraged to use small, minority, and women-owned businesses ("disadvantaged business enterprises, or DBE's) for their procurement needs. Learn more about EPA's DBE program. EPA encourages DBEs to follow-up with Recovery Act financial assistance recipients so that they remain aware of procurement opportunities stemming from their Recovery Act-funded projects.
July 2010 notice on civil rights obligations applicable to the distribution of Recovery Act funds:
Federal agency obligations | Recipient and subrecipient obligations
For questions about these civil rights obligations, please contact the Office of Civil Rights at 202-564-7272.
- April 28, 2009 EPA Office of Water memo: Implementation of Buy American provisions of the Recovery Act (PDF) (16 pp, 569K, about PDF)
- National waivers for projects
- Slides from EPA Office of Water webcasts
- Agency process for required use of American iron, steel, and manufactured goods (Section 1605 of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009; 2 CFR 176.140 and 176.160) (PDF) (12 pp., 87K, about PDF)