Welcome to National Tribal Forum on Air Quality (NTF)The purpose of the NTF is to provide environmental professionals from tribes, EPA, and other organizations an opportunity to meet and discuss current policies, regulatory initiatives, funding, and technical topics in air quality. The NTF is a cooperative endeavor co-sponsored by The Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP) and the National Tribal Air Association (NTAA), made possible by funding from US EPA and sponsorships from the entities listed below.
Seneca Niagara Resort
Niagara Falls, New York
**IMPORTANT NOTE: Conference attendees that wish to visit nearby attractions and explore the Falls thoroughly are strongly encouraged to obtain a valid US Passport (in order to cross the border to Canada. For information on obtaining a US Passport, visit: http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/passports/apply.html
** UPDATE! Be sure to stick around after the conference ends on Thursday, May 19th for the “Breath of Fresh Air 5K” fun run and walk from 5-7 pm! Conference attendees will be able to register for the event, which takes participants around Goat Island to see the falls, and starts and ends at the Seneca Resort and Casino.
**Pre-conference training sessions, Monday May 16 (See “Register” tab for details)
- Radon and Radon Mitigation Concepts (full day, technical, hands-on training)
- Clean Air Act 101 (half-day introductory session)
- Clean Power Plan (half-day introductory session)
- Have a request or suggestion? Click HERE
- Interested in hosting your own training session? Click HERE
This conference is designed to provide a forum for tribes, federal agencies, and other organizations with interests in air quality and climate change to share with and learn from one another. Conference highlights include:
- Pre-conference training sessions and site visits (See "Register" tab)
- Updates on new and upcoming rules and regulations
- Air quality and health impacts
- Tribal case studies
- Interactive networking sessions
- EPA listening sessions
- NTAA Membership Annual Meeting
- Virgil Masayesva Tribal Air Programs Excellence Award Ceremony
- The latest on climate change, indoor air quality, and much, much more!
2016 NTF Sponsors:
ITEP & NTAA would like to thank the following sponsors for generously supporting the 2016 NTF:
Platinum-Level Sponsor: Lakes Environmental