[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 174 (Monday, September 8, 2008)]
[Page 52041]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-20731]




Notice of Availability of Guidelines for the Award of Alaska 
Rural and Native Villages Program Grant Authorized by the Clean Water 
Act and the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice of availability.


SUMMARY: This notice announces the availability of a memorandum 
entitled ``Award of Alaska Rural and Native Villages Program Grant 
Authorized by the Clean Water Act and the EPA Section of the 
Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008'' and the accompanying grant 
guidelines. These documents describe how EPA will award and administer 
the 2008 Alaska Rural and Native Villages Program Grant as authorized 
by Section 113a of the Clean Water Act (33 U.S.C. 1263a) and the 
Agency's FY 2008 Consolidated Appropriations Act (Pub. L. 110-161). The 
Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008, provides budget authority for 
funding the Alaska Rural and Native Villages Program that assists 
communities with the rehabilitation or construction of drinking water 
and wastewater systems and also training and technical assistance in 
the operations and maintenance of these systems. The grant guidelines 
will not be reissued annually. The grant recipient, the State of 
Alaska, will receive a copy of this notice, the memorandum, and a copy 
of the grant guidelines from EPA.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Matthew Richardson, Environmental 
Protection Specialist, Municipal Support Division, Office of Wastewater 
Management (4204M), Office of Water, Environmental Protection Agency, 
1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460; telephone number: 
(202) 564-2947; fax number: (202) 501-2396; e-mail address: 
[email protected].


I. General Information

A. Does This Action Apply to Me?

    This action applies to State Agencies, nonprofit institutions, 
international organizations, and Alaska rural and native villages which 
are eligible to receive grants from funds included in EPA's State and 
Tribal Assistance Grants account pursuant to the Consolidated 
Appropriations Act, 2008 (Pub. L. 110-161) and the Department of the 
Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008.

B. How Can I Get Copies of This Document and Other Related Information?

    You may access this Federal Register document electronically 
through the EPA Internet under the Federal Register listings at http://www.epa.gov/fedrgstr/. The associated grant guideline documents may be 
viewed and downloaded from EPA's Web site at http://www.epa.gov/owm/mab/indian/anvrs/guidelines.htm.

    Dated: September 2, 2008.
Judy Davis,
Deputy Director, Office of Wastewater Management.
[FR Doc. E8-20731 Filed 9-5-08; 8:45 am]