Rural Alaska Household Hazardous Waste Backhaul Service Program
EPA and Denali Commission will enter into a contract with a Tribal government or intertribal consortia to backhaul hazardous waste and other materials from rural Alaskan communities to reduce the toxicity of landfills and emissions from open waste burning.
Required program outcomes include:
- Deliver waste backhaul supplies and personal protective equipment to participating communities
- Deliver training and technical assistance to participating communities
- Transport waste out of communities to proper disposal or recycling facilities
- Communicate with program participants and stakeholders regarding program activities
- Negotiate shipping rates with transporter companies
- Develop logistics and operations plans to support program implementation
- Complete research to incorporate into a sustained funding plan
Eligible applicants include Tribal governments and intertribal consortia.
Award ceiling: $3,000,000 per year
Award floor: $1,000,000 per year
Project period: 5 years
Estimated number of awards: 1
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