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Rural Alaska Household Hazardous Waste Backhaul Service Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 90.100
Denali Commission, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Apr 2, 2021

For programmatic or technical questions:
Jocelyn Fenton
907.271.1414 or 907.271.4714

For grants management or budget questions:
Janet Davis
907.271.1414 or 907.271.3036


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.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $3,000,000 per year
Award floor: $1,000,000 per year
Project period: 5 years
Estimated number of awards: 1

Application process

Links to the full announcement and application instructions are available through and the program website when applications are being accepted.

Email completed applications to Janet Davis. Facsimile or hard copy mail applications can be accepted if pre‐arranged.

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Environmental health · Public health · Alaska

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