The LEED Certified Baca Dlo’ay azhi Community School, on the Navajo Nation reservation in Prewitt, New Mexico, serves students in kindergarten through grade six. The 78,900 ft2 building incorporates Native American cultural concepts, including an orientation that reflects the meanings associated with the four cardinal directions. The school employs daylighting, […]
A video from Michigan DEQ on dangers of mercury switches and specific examples of how to remove them from automobiles, typically in 48 seconds or less.
Red Feather Development Group is a nonprofit whose mission is to educate and empower American Indian Nations to create sustainable solutions to the severe housing crisis in reservation communities. They teach affordable, replicable and sustainable approaches to home construction. As part of Red Feather’s Elder Housing Initiative, a strawbale home […]
A summary of various federal, state and local programs providing funding for green building projects.
The U.S. EPA’s GreenScapes program provides cost-efficient and environmentally friendly solutions for large-scale landscaping. This website provides information on the benefits of GreenScaping, how to implement GreenScaping, the GreenScapes Alliance, success stories, and publications/ resources.
This website provides a wealth of information pertaining to green building, including an overview, a discussion of environmental issues, resources for specific building types, internet hyperlinks to other online resources, news briefs, and information on the U.S. EPA implementation of green building.
This issue of U.S. EPA’s Tribal Waste Journal focuses on a variety of innovative composting approaches, including: backyard, fish and wood waste, food waste and biosolids, vermicomposting in schools, green waste composting in an arid climate, mixed solid waste composting in Alaska, and cultural gardens and green roofs. It features […]
The goal of the Regional Haze Rule (RHR) is to eliminate human-caused visibility impairment in national parks and wilderness areas across the country. It contains strategies to improve visibility over the next 60 years. This protocol was published to encourage a collaborative EPA-tribal process of developing and reviewing Regional Haze […]
Information about contaminants that could pose health risks when consuming fish. Website includes links to local fish advisory programs, a national listing of advisories, a newsletter, federal, state, Tribal contacts and more.
The purpose of the Tribal Strategic Plan (TSP) is to promote the best use of resources to foster environmental gains in Indian country and other tribal areas, including Alaska (ICOTA). The Plan will serve as a guide to EPA/OPPTS and its regional partners as current programs and future initiatives are […]
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