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EPA Funding for Tribes: Modesto Bee: $43 Million for Southwest Tribes Exiting EPA (disclaimer)

Tribal Public Water System Drought Response Information Packet (PDF) (9 pp, 309K)

Icons are adapted from Pomo Indian basket weaving patterns 23nd Annual Tribal/EPA Conference

This year marks the 23nd anniversary of the Annual Tribal/EPA Conference. For the past 23 years, the annual conference has been an important opportunity for partnership and ongoing collaboration between Tribes, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and other federal, state, and local agencies. The Tribal/EPA conference will be held in Reno, NV on October 27—29, 2015. The Regional Tribal Operations Committee (RTOC) meeting and RTOC Tribal Caucus will be held on October 26 at the Grand Sierra ResortExiting EPA (disclaimer)

You can register and find more conference information on the R9 Tribal/EPA Conference Website. Exiting EPA (disclaimer)

More information will be posted as we approach the conference date. If you have any questions about the conference, please contact Gilbert Pasqua (pasqua.gilbert@epta.gov) or Mariela L. Lopez (lopez.mariela@epa.gov).

FY 2015 General Assistance Program (GAP) Grant Funding Announcement
EPA, Region 9, is requesting Indian Environmental General Assistance Program (GAP) grant proposals from federally recognized tribal governments and intertribal consortia for FY2016 work plan program development activities.
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EPA Finalizes Approval of Air Quality Regulations
See full details for Gila River Indian Community air action »

Final Report: Increasing Recycling and Related Green Business Opportunities for Northern Nevada Tribes | Full Story »
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Fight Childhood Asthma (MP3 audio files)

Household articles that might trigger attacks:
audio logoNavajo/English (mp3)
audio logoLakota/English (mp3)

2nd Hand Smoke:
audio logoAnishnabe/English (mp3)

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