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This nine-lesson program was designed to excite kids about environmental health and empower them to take steps in their everyday lives to improve the environment for their community and reduce their environmental risk.
On Native American Territories, mobile homes are the easiest form of housing to buy and install. However these structures don’t have a long lifespan. When residents move, they often abandon mobile homes to decay. EPA has prepared a toolkit to demonstrate the recovery of the many valuable resources typically contained within an […]
EPA’s National Clean Diesel Campaign (NCDC) promotes clean air strategies by working with manufacturers, fleet operators, air quality professionals, environmental and community organizations, and state and local officials to reduce diesel emissions. Sector programs include: Clean School Bus; Ports and Marine; Clean Construction; SmartWay Transport; and Clean Agriculture.
Information about pests and pesticides commonly used in the US, including bed bugs, fleas and tics, triclosan, anti-microbial, etc. Includes health and safety, environmental effects, regulation, and compliance and enforcment information.
The NTHHSC is a partnership of tribal interests. The Center will strengthen the capacity of tribal communities to assess homes for indoor health hazards such as: mold and moisture, carbon monoxide, household chemicals, drinking water, lead, asbestos, pesticides, radon, dust and dust mites, allergens, asthma triggers, and fire and safety […]
From energy efficiency initiatives – such as residential weatherization and state capitol retrofits – to renewable energy projects and financial innovations, Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program projects are making a difference throughout the United States, its territories and tribes. This website is the gateway to finding weatherization programs in each state.
Tribal environmental professionals and facility operators can access comprehensive material on environmental stewardship and regulations that may apply to tribal government operations. Find material on building and funding tribal environmental programs and contact information on federal, tribal and other organizations.
The training center’s goal is to train the professionals who are on the ground weatherizing homes every day. Working closely with Montana’s Human Resource Development Councils and Tribal associates, they focus on safe, efficient, cutting-edge techniques to address the health, safety, and energy efficiency issues present in low-income housing. The […]
National Pollution Prevention Roundtable Tribal Workgroup Conference Call Tuesday May 19, 2009 at 2 pm EDT, 1 pm CDT, Noon MDT, 11am PDT Guest Speaker: Keith Giarrusso, U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development Keith works in the Office of Native American Programs and provided an overview of HUD energy […]
The EPA’s green home website provides information on a wide-range of options for greening a home; information for all types of residents and circumstances, including renters; information for homeowners who want to “green” their homes to different degrees, with varying levels of resources and effort, from minor changes to major […]
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