Rain Barrel and Garden Conservation Methods

National Pollution Prevention Roundtable Tribal Workgroup Conference Call Tuesday June 17, 2008 at 2 pm EDT, 1 pm CDT, Noon MDT, 11am PDT Guest Speaker: Network Co-Chair Shannon Judd discussing her work at Fond du Lac Reservation in Minnesota promoting rain barrels and rain gardens (an information packet from Shannon’s […]

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Casino Food Waste Recycling Program

Food waste reduction techniques at the Mohegan Sun Casino.

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USFWS Tribal Wildlife Program

  • Source: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Topic Area(s): Wildlife & Habitat
  • Contact:
  • Year: 2008

Information about tribal wildlife projects undertaken by the US Fish and Wildlife Service in conjunction with Region 8 Tribes

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Commercial Scale Wind Energy on the Campo Indian Reservation

Commercial Scale Wind Industry on the Campo Indian Reservation

  • Source: Mike Connolly, Campo Kumeyaay Nation, tipaay@aol.com
  • Topic Area(s): Energy: Renewables
  • Contact: David Jaber
  • Year: 2008

This paper delivered to the American Bar Association outlines the opportunities, challenges, and lessons-learned of implementing a commercial-scale wind project, particularly the economic and tax policy issues.

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Tribal Solid Waste Management Assistant Project

The Tribal Solid Waste Management Assistant Project helps tribes close or clean up high-threat open dumps, develop alternative disposal options, and establish integrated solid waste management and enforcement programs. Eligible entities applied for funding under one of four categories: proposals to develop integrated solid waste management (ISWM) plans and tribal […]

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U.S. EPA OPPT Tribal Newsletter

EPA’s Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics publishes a newsletter approximately twice per year including articles featuring tribal initiatives and issues. The publication “…seeks to provide an opportunity to promote a two-way dialogue with EPA and American Indian Tribes, including Alaskan Native Villagers, regarding a vast array of environmental issues […]

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Native American Environmental Protection Coalition (NAEPC) Environmental Brochures

NAEPC has good general informational brochures with guidance and resources to avoid pesticide exposure, and prevent landfill waste.

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Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe’s Brownfields State and Tribal Response Program

Montana State University provided the necessary training and educational guidance to successfully inventory and lab-pack hazardous chemicals at 5 schools on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation. This work was accomplished in collaboration with the Cheyenne River Sioux Environmental Protection Department, Cheyenne Eagle Butte High School, Dupree School, Takini School, Timber […]

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Santa Ynez Casino and Resort Green Initiatives

National Pollution Prevention Roundtable Tribal Workgroup Conference Call Tuesday September 16, 2008 at 2 pm EDT, 1 pm CDT, Noon MDT, 11am PDT Guest Speaker: Joshua Simmons (jsimmons@santaynezchumash.org) (805-688-7997 ext 15), Environmental Director for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians in California (close to Santa Barbara). Josh has a […]

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Methamphetamine: Cleaning Up Meth

  • Source: Montana State University Extension Housing & Environmental Health
  • Topic Area(s): Chemicals/Toxins, Health
  • Contact: Mike Vogel
  • Year: 2007

Brief fact sheet on pollution issues and cleanup cautions for methamphetamine contamination. Includes clues for recognizing a meth lab, and links to additional information.

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