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Publication NamePublication Description
Drinking Water Academy
Training for federal, state, and tribal drinking water professionals.
EPA 816-K-02-008
September 2002
Booklet; 11 pages
Drinking Water Quality in Indian Country: Protecting Your Sources
Describes source water protection, the threats and some solutions.
EPA 816-F-05-011
November 2005
Flyer, 4 pages
Ensuring Safe Drinking Water for Tribes
Regional Tribal Drinking Water Activities
EPA 816-K-00-006
August 2000
Pamphlet, 4 pages
EPA Region 10 Guidance for Pacific Northwest State and Tribal Temperature Water Quality Standards
Pacific Northwest temperature water quality temperature standards
EPA 910-B-03-002
April 2003
Booklet, 49 pages
Federal Air Rules For Reservations (FARR)
Explanation of federal air rules for reservations in Idaho, Oregon and Washington
EPA 910-R-05-005
October 2005
Brochure; 4 pages
Federal Air Rules for Reservations
Details of the program.
September 2006
Newsletter, 8 pages
Handbook for Developing and Managing Tribal Nonpoint Source Pollution Programs Under Section319 of the Clean Water Act
The goal of this handbook is to provide tribes with guidance and other information that will help them to protect and restore water resources.
How Water Quality Standards Protect Tribal Waters
Indian Tribes can administer the Water Quality Standards Program on Tribal Land
EPA 823-B-02-002
June 2002
Booklet, 5 pages
Open Dump Cleanup Project Helps Tribes Fight Waste
A commitment to help tribes throughout Indian Country close open dumps.
EPA 530-F-03-005
March 2003
Fact Sheet
Preparing Successful Grant Proposals: Waste Management in Indian Country
Ten basic components for writing grant proposals.
EPA 530-F-97-051
December 1997
Brochure, 4 pages
Publications on Mining Waste Management in Indian Country
Designed to assist tribal leaders with mineral processing issues.
EPA 530-B-99-006
July 1999
Booklet, 13 pages
Recycling Guide for Native American Nations
This booklet describes several ways to participate in each facet of recycling.
EPA 530-K-95-006
June 1995
Booklet, 17 pages
Reducing Backyard Burning in Indian Country
What Tribal Members Need To Know To Protect Their Health And The Environment.
EPA 530-F-03-017
Brochure, 6 pages
The Indian Environmental General Assistance Program: Region 10: Success Stories from 2009EPA 910-K-10-003
July 2010
Booklet 19 pages
The Water @ the Land @ the Air
Tribes' sovereign right to protect
Tribal Decision-Maker’s Guide to Solid Waste Management
Provides a variety of options and technical assistance solutions to help tribes and Alaskan Native villages protect their environment and the health of their members.
EPA 530-R-03-013
November 2003
Book, 107 pages
Tribal Leaders are Key to Reducing Backyard Burning
Providing and promoting safer waste management alternatives is essential to reducing backyard burning.
EPA 530-F-03-016
August 2003
Brochure, 6 pages
Tribal Nations Children's Environmental Health Resource Guide
List of resources
U.S. EPA Region 10
August 2007
Booklet, 19 pages
Tribal Resource Directory For Drinking Water and Wastewater Treatment, Provides an overview of programs that offer funding and technical support.EPA 832-R-06-007
November 2006
Report, 72 pages
Tribal Waste Journal Against All Odds: Transfer Station Triumphs
Creating a vision for your transfer station.
EPA 530-N-03-003
Booklet, 24 pages
Tribal Waste Journal - Alaska Villages Chart Their Own Course Toward Solid Waste Solutions (PDF)
Seven generations training empowers people to clean up communities.
EPA 530-N-03-005
February 2004
Booklet, 25 pages
Tribal Waste Journal – Construction & Demolition Materials: Concrete Reasons to Manage Them Now!
Information for managers looking for ways to prevent illegal dumping, to save money on disposal costs and maintain clean lands.
EPA 530-N-06-003
June 2006
Tribal Waste Journal: Methamphetamine: Threatening the health and environment of Tribal CommunitiesEPA 530-N-08-001
June 2009
Booklet, 19 pages
Tribal Waste Journal - Respect Our Resources: Prevent Illegal Dumping
Develop a solid foundation: offer waste disposal alternatives and address past habits.
EPA 530-N-02-001
Journal, 20 pages
Tribal Waste Journal - Tribal Composting Nourishes Land and Tradition (PDF)
Backyard composting, turning fish and food waste into resources and kids worm up to vermicomposting.
EPA 530-N-05-001
June 2005
Tribal Waste Journal - What is an Integrated Waste Management Plan (IWMP)
Explains how a tribe can create a detailed, comprehensive plan to manage their waste, known as an Integrated Waste Management Plan.
EPA 530-N-09-002
Journal, 29 pages
Tribal Wetland Program Highlights
Case studies the provide information about many of the tools and strategies Tribes and Native organizations are using to address wetland issues.
EPA 834-R-99-002
March 2000
Booklet, 81 pages
Working Effectively with Federally-Recognized Indian Tribes: A Practical Guide for EPA Employees
How to operate within a government-to-government relationship with tribes.
EPA 305-K-99-006
Booklet, 13 pages
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