TCERC is a collaborative, multi-disciplinary center that combines the intellectual and physical resources of tribes, Northern Arizona University, private industry and national laboratories. Current Energy Focus Areas: Energy Planning Solar and Wind Financing and Business Development Environmental Assessments Waste to Energy Energy Efficiency / Green Construction Students Internships & K-12 […]
Hazardous substances are present in each of our communities. People can be exposed to hazardous substances through many different avenues: in their homes, drinking from a contaminated water source, entering abandoned buildings, incinerators emissions, industrial releases, and direct contact with landfills or other contaminated sites. This website has been developed […]
The Tribal Solid Waste Education and Assistance Program is focused on providing training and assistance in the field of solid waste for tribal nations and communities. In 2013, ITEP entered into a partnership with the US EPA’s American Indian Environmental Office (AIEO) and the United South and Eastern Tribes (USET) […]
With support from USEPA’s Office of Radiation & Indoor Air (ORIA) – ITEP is developing a program to assist tribes with Indoor Air Quality issues in the following focus areas: Radon Indoor Asthma Triggers Indoor Air Quality Management Programs in Schools The program involves: National IAQ Conferences and Outreach to […]
The TAMS Center offers different training courses that focus on a variety of topics related to ambient and indoor air quality monitoring. To date, over 1,100 tribal professionals have been trained by the TAMS Center, representing more than 185 tribes. TAMS Center courses have been designed to complement other American […]
ITEP’s American Indian Air Quality Training Program (AIAQTP) provides training and educational outreach for tribal environmental staff all over the United States, including Alaska. The various projects and services highlighted below help the AIAQTP to accomplish the following goals: Assist in the building of tribal capacity for air quality management […]
This group is part of the National Sustainable Lodging Network. It is for casino enterprises, including tribal, concerned with greening operations at casinos. We welcome casino owners, operators, facility managers, environmental specialists and staff to join the workgroup.
The purpose of this initiative is to establish an online community of sustainable hospitality practitioners to foster networking and increase access to resources to support their work. Implementing sustainable practices at lodging facilities can have positive environmental impacts, including reductions in energy consumption, water consumption, wastewater discharges, stormwater runoff, solid […]
Since 1977, AISES has worked to substantially increase American Indian and Alaska Native representation in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields.
Rural Alaska communities face many unique environmental challenges but solutions are attainable. It is the goal of the Healthy Village Environment Program (HVE) to support local initiatives that help make communities safe, healthy and sustainable.
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