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Resources Related to Homes

Student Curriculum: Recipes for Healthy Kids and a Healthy Environment

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 [...]

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Abandoned Mobile Home Toolkit

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 [...]

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National Clean Diesel Campaign

National Clean Diesel Campaign

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 [...]

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US EPA Pesticide Fact Sheets and Health Information

EPA: Pesticides

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 [...]

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National Tribal Healthy Homes Support Center

National Tribal Healthy Homes

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, [...]

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Home Energy Weatherization Assistance and Rebates

Energy Home Weatherization Assistance and Rebates

From energy efficiency initiatives - such as residential weatherization and state capitol retrofits - to renewable energy projects and financial innovations, Weatherization and Intergovernmental [...]

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Tribal Web Resources for Green Buildings & Pollution Prevention

Tribal environmental professionals and facility operators can access comprehensive material on environmental stewardship and regulations that may apply to tribal government operations. Find material [...]

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Montana Weatherization Training Center

Montana Weatherization Training Center

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, [...]

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HUD Energy Efficiency and Green Building Activities

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 [...]

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EPA Green Homes website

EPA Green Homes

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 [...]

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U.S. EPA Green Building Web Site

U.S. EPA Green Building web site

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 [...]

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GreenScapes – Environmentally Beneficial Landscaping

EPA Greenscapes

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 [...]

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Opportunities for Green Building Funding

A summary of various federal, state and local programs providing funding for green building [...]

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Hopi Nation Straw Bale Home

Hopi NAtion Straw Bale Home

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. [...]

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The Enterprise Foundation – Native American Program

The Enterprise Fou

The Enterprise Foundation has invested more than $80 million in Indian Country since 1996 to create more than 1,000 affordable homes. Enterprise's New Mexico program serves as a model of other [...]

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Building and Buying Green in Indian Country: A Practical Guide for California Tribes

This guide provides tribal project decisionmakers and planners with an overview of "green" building practices to help them evaluate and choose sustainable options as they develop projects with [...]

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Treating Head Lice Infestation

Answers to these common questions about this topic: How can I treat a head lice infestation? My child has head lice. I don't. Should I treat myself to prevent being infested? Should my pets be [...]

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P2Rx Household Hazardous Waste Topic Hub

Describes what household hazardous waste is and the scope of the issue in the US for agencies wishing to conduct collection events. Gives information about disposal and treatment options as well as [...]

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P2Rx Electronic Waste Topic Hub

Describes electronic wastes (TVs, video and computer monitors, printed wiring boards, relays, switches, etc.) and the environemntal hazards involved in improper disposal in landfills and associated [...]

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Connected to the Earth – Risk Assessment Tool

A do-it-yourself risk assessment tool for homeowners to evaluate environmental and health risks in and around their homes. From keeping drinking water safe to avoiding household hazards like [...]

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P2Rx Residential Construction Topic Hub

Introduces the importance of resource efficient construction/ green building practices for builders, designers, architects and pollution prevention assistance providers. Describes considerations for [...]

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Funding Related to Homes

Healthy Environments Grants from Kresge

The places where we live shape our health. Unfortunately, many people live in neighborhoods that have limited access to affordable fresh food, safe places for recreation, high-quality education and [...]

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Events Related to Homes

Montana Weatherization Training Center

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, [...]

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News Related to Homes

Feb
6

U.S. could grant final permit for Dakota pipeline as soon as Friday: government lawyer

The U.S. Army secretary could make a decision on the final permit needed to complete the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline as soon as Friday, the government’s lawyer told a Washington, D.C., court on Monday.

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Feb
3

Bureau of Indian Affairs sending agents to help clear Dakota Access protesters from site

The federal government announced Friday that it was dispatching Bureau of Indian Affairs agents to help clear Dakota Access Pipeline protesters from the Standing Rock Sioux reservation.

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Nov
15

Support Strengthens to Stop Oil and Gas Development to Keep Florida’s Everglades Wild

Betty Osceola is a member of the Miccosukee tribe and Panther clan. She is part of a growing coalition of Indian tribes, environmental groups, and concerned citizens who are fighting the creation of The River of Grass Greenway (ROGG), a bike path that would connect Naples to Miami. Stopping the bike path is a move to keep […]

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Oct
7

Tribes say Sandpiper threatens treaty rights

Native American groups say that the proposed route of the Sandpiper crude oil pipeline, which crosses grasslands in Minnesota on its way from North Dakota to Wisconsin, violates their treaty rights to fish, hunt and gather crops, in particular, wild rice. The tribes, which include Ojibwe groups, also known as […]

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May
14

Indian Country Leading Green Building Revolution

Two prototype green homes have been built, attempting to regenerate the environment, the people and the culture. Modeled loosely on traditional roundhouses, they will provide a blueprint for 15 new healthy, water-and energy-efficient residences the Pinoleville Pomo Nation hopes to construct.

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