NTAA: IAQ Work Group

Indoor Air Quality Work Group

The NTAA Indoor Air Quality Work Group is comprised of Tribal Professionals with an interest in indoor air quality in Tribal homes and other buildings. IAQ refers to the air quality in and around buildings and structures as it relates to the health and comfort of the building occupants.
NTAA's IAQ Work Group strives to help improve IAQ in Indian country by developing policy actions on IAQ issues including:

IAQ home assessments
Healthy Home IAQ Kits
Water intrusion issues
Radon testing in Tribal homes and communities
Radon mitigation
Funding needs for IAQ activities in Indian country
Addressing asthma disparities

During the January, 2018 conference call of the NTAA IAQ Work Group, a presentation by the Navajo Nation’s EPA office was provided on their IAQ Program, with a focus on their Woodstove Change Out Project in partnership with various entities. You can view the presentation here.

The NTAA Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Work Group hosted a webinar on the topic of IAQ & Methamphetamine on Thursday, Oct 19, 2017. We invite you to join and learn more about this ongoing problem in tribal communities and the sensitive challenges it presents for families across Indian Country. Click here to watch now. You can also click here for the Power Point presentation discussed on the webinar.

The NTAA IAQ has released the 2017 National Indoor Air Quality Needs Assessment for Indian Country: Updated and Revised Edition. You can read it here.

Conference Calls of the NTAA IAQ Work Group occur on the 3rd Thursday of every month at 2 pm ET. For information on our next call, please Check our Calendar.

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IAQ Work Group, top half of flyer

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For more information, please contact:

Angela BenedictAngela Benedict, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe

Andy BesslerAndy Bessler, NTAA Project Director