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Alaska Delegation Announces Grants to Alaska Programs


Washington, D.C. - The Alaska Congressional Delegation is pleased to announce the following grants awarded to communities in the State of Alaska:

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, & Enforcement:

·         $36,200 to the Department of Fish and Game to develop a compilation of current special area statutes and boundary maps.

·         $49,272 to the Kenai Peninsula Borough for river debris removal from fish spawning areas.

U.S. Army:

·         $224,825,066 to TRAX International Corporation of Nevada for non-personal test support services at Fort Greely.

U.S. Department of Agriculture:

  • $48,845 to the University of Alaska Fairbanks to identify strategies to develop sustainable livestock production.
U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development:

·         $489,384 to the Copper River Basin Regional Housing Authority for the development of affordable housing.

U.S. Department of Transportation:

·         $1,500,000 to the Ralph Wien Memorial in Kotzebue for taxiway rehabilitation.

·         $9,500,000 to the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport to extend runway 7R.

·         $3,200,000 to the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport to construct apron on concourse A.

·         $5,000,000 to the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport to widen runway 07R/25L.

·         $1,500,000 to Lake Hood Airport to seaplane base improvements and bank stabilization.

·         $851,772 to the City of Kenai to acquire proper snow removal equipment for the Kenai Municipal Airport.

·         $750,000 to Port Lions Airport for rehabilitating the runway lighting system.

·         $300,000 to Homer Airport for improving the snow removal equipment building and extending its life expectancy.
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