[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 209 (Tuesday, October 31, 2017)]
[Pages 50417-50418]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-23567]




Information Session; Implementation of the Water Infrastructure 
Finance and Innovation Act of 2014

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing plans 
to hold information sessions on: November 8, 2017 in Denver, Colorado; 
November 16, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee; and November 29, 2017 in 
Lenexa, Kansas. In addition, EPA will host a series of webinars 
covering the same topics on December 6, 13, and 20, 2017. The purpose 
of both the sessions and webinars is to provide prospective borrowers 
with a better understanding of the Water Infrastructure Finance and 
Innovation Act (WIFIA) program requirements and application process.
    Under WIFIA, EPA can provide long-term, low-cost supplemental loans 
and loan guarantees for regionally and nationally significant water 
infrastructure projects. During each information session, EPA will 
provide an overview of the program's statutory and eligibility 
requirements, application and selection process, and creditworthiness 
assessment. It will also explain the financial benefits of WIFIA credit 
assistance and provide tips for completing the application materials. 
The intended audience is prospective borrowers including municipal 
entities, corporations, partnerships, and State Revolving Fund 
programs, as well as the private and non-governmental organizations 
that support prospective borrowers.

DATES: The session in Denver, Colorado will be held on November 8, 2017 
from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (MT). The session in Nashville, Tennessee will 
be held on November 16, 2017 from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (CT). The session 
in Lenexa, Kansas will be held on November 29, 2017 from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 
p.m. (CT).

ADDRESSES: The session in Denver will be held at: US EPA Region 8 
Headquarters, 1595 Wynkoop Street, Denver, Colorado 80202. The session 
in Nashville will be held at: William R. Snodgrass--Tennessee Tower, 
312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, Conference Center North, 3rd Floor, Room D, 
Nashville, Tennessee 37243. The session in Lenexa will be held at: EPA 
Region 7 Headquarters, 11201 Renner Boulevard, Lenexa, Kansas 66219.
    Webinar Dates: The webinar ``Overview of the WIFIA program'' will 
be held on December 6, 2017 from 2:00-3:30 ET. The webinar ``Benefits 
of Financing with WIFIA Loans'' will be held on December 13, 2017 from 
2:00-3:30 ET. The webinar ``WIFIA Application Process: Tips for 
Submitting a Letter of Interest'' will be held December 20, 2017, 2:00-
3:30 ET.
    To Register: Registration information for both the information 
sessions and the webinars is available at https://www.epa.gov/wifia.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information about this 
notice, including registration information, contact Karen Fligger, EPA 
Headquarters, Office of Water, Office of Wastewater Management at tel.: 
202-564-2992; or email: [email protected]. Members of the public are 
invited to participate in the session as capacity allows.

    Authority: Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act, 33 
U.S.C. 3901 et. seq.

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    Dated: October 18, 2017.
Andrew D. Sawyers,
Director, Office of Wastewater Management.
[FR Doc. 2017-23567 Filed 10-30-17; 8:45 am]