Proposed Buy America Waiver Requests, Available for Public Comment

The Department of the Interior has reviewed the following Buy America waiver requests and determined that they appear to meet the legal and policy requirements of Buy America, either in full or in part, as indicated.  They are currently open for a 15 day public comment period. Comments can be sent to DOI_Grants_BuyAmerica_Waiver@ios.doi.gov. Please reference the associated project title in the subject line of the email. Comments received prior to the public comment closing date will be reviewed and considered by DOI.  
DOI Financial Assistance Waivers

DOI Buy America Guidance

Approved DOI General Applicability Waivers

Approved Buy America Waiver Requests

Waiver requests open for public comment:
The following Buy America waiver requests have been received by the Department of the Interior, and are currently available for public comment. 

Project Title Waiver Justification Date Posted Public Comment
Closing Date
None at this time.      

 


Pending waivers closed for public comment:
The following Buy America waiver requests have been received by the Department of the Interior, but the 15 day public comment period has now closed. These waiver requests are pending review of comments and final approval.

Project Title Waiver Justification Date Posted Public Comment
Closing Date
Proposed Buy America Project Waiver: Small Financial Assistance Agreements This proposed general applicability waiver seeks to waive the Buy America Preference for small financial assistance agreements that do not exceed $250,000.00. December 22,  2022 January 6,
2023
Proposed Buy America Project Waiver: De Minimis Purchases This proposed general applicability waiver seeks to waive the Buy America Preference for DOI infrastructure project purchases that meet the de-minimis threshold of 5 percent of total applicable project costs. December 22,  2022 January 6,
2023
Proposed Buy America Project Waiver: City of Rialto, AMI Capable Water Meters This proposed waiver seeks to waive the Buy America Preference for Advanced Metering Infrastracture (AMI) capable water meters used in an on-going Bureau of Reclamation project due to non-availiblity of an alternative domestic product that meets project specifications. December 29,  2022 January 13,
2023

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