Tag Archives: haines

[NEWS] Two Alaska Communities Receive $1.65 Million Forest Service Grants for Biomass

– by Jillian Rogers, May 20, 2016, KHNS

3880769714_45218414bb_z-2

Photo: flickr/~dgies

Haines is one of just two Alaska communities to be awarded large wood-innovation grants from the U.S. Forest Service. The other is the Hydaburg School District.

The Haines Borough will get $250,000 to use toward expanding a wood energy, or biomass, heating system.

According to a Forest Service release, 77 applications were received nationwide with 42 grants awarded after a competitive process.

Read more