Project Title & Description
Alaska Tribal Environmental Justice Summit on Solid Waste
Project will conduct two 2.5-day Tribal Environmental Justice Summits on Solid Waste Management (SWM) to educate Tribal leaders and members on the adverse health and welfare effects of the release into the environment of material present in solid waste in their communities and the methods to eliminate such effects. Project will also develop the Alaska Tribal Environmental Justice Solid Waste Management: Beginning the Roadmap, a report that will identify the needs, concerns, and potential next steps of Alaska Tribes, and voiced by Alaska Tribes, compiled primarily from Summit results with follow-up analysis and research work performed in conjunction with an Environmenta Justice committee. Finally, project will provide summit participants with a EJ/SWM tool box of resources to assist Tribes with EJ pertaining to SWM.