The Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency may make grants to the State of Alaska for the benefit of rural and Native villages in Alaska to pay the Federal share of the cost of—
(1)the development and construction of public water systems and wastewater systems to improve the health and sanitation conditions in the villages; and
(2)training, technical assistance, and educational programs relating to the operation and management of sanitation services in rural and Native villages.
(b) Federal share
The Federal share of the cost of the activities described in subsection (a) of this section shall be 50 percent.
(c) Administrative expenses
The State of Alaska may use an amount not to exceed 4 percent of any grant made available under this subsection  for administrative expenses necessary to carry out the activities described in subsection (a) of this section.
(d) Consultation with State of Alaska
The Administrator shall consult with the State of Alaska on a method of prioritizing the allocation of grants under subsection (a) of this section according to the needs of, and relative health and sanitation conditions in, each eligible village.
(e) Authorization of appropriations
There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $40,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2001 through 2005.
Section was enacted as part of the Safe Drinking Water Act Amendments of 1996, and not as part of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act which comprises this chapter.
2000—Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 106–457substituted “to carry out this section $40,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2001 through 2005” for “$15,000,000 for each of the fiscal years 1997 through 2000 to carry out this section”.
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