Project: Ekwok Contaminated Site Remediation and Emergency Response

Project Description: To educate and teach community residents and businesses about oil spills and how to properly clean and dispose of future oil spills and how to prevent them from occurring

People/Organizations responsible for completing these steps:

Ekwok Village Council, Ekwok Environmental Department, BBNA Brownfields Program

Cost Estimates:

Costs: $125,000

Timeline: October 1, 2022 to September 30, 2023

Funding Partners: Indian General Assistance Program, Indian Community Development Block Grant (HUD), USDA, FEMA, BIA, Brownfields, EPA

Evaluation Measures:

Lives impacted:  115

38 homes and about 12 businesses free from contaminated soil caused by oil spills

Satisfaction Survey of residents

Key Project Contact:

Name: Lorraine King

Title: Environmental Coordinator

Organization: Ekwok Village Council

Questions about the CEDS?

Contact Kristina Andrew

Economic Development Program Manager

(907)-842-5257 ext. 6223

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