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News & Events


EPA Office of Water Announce New Website - Clean and Safe Water in Indian Country

The EPA Office of Water launched a new website, Clean and Safe Water in Indian Country, that will provide resources for tribal environmental professionals. The website will provide information on the EPA’s national tribal water program, tools, training opportunities, and funding programs available to tribes.

To access the website, please visit: Clean and Safe Water in Indian Country | US EPA

2020/2021 NTWC Transition Brief

The National Tribal Water Council took the opportunity to outline several key priority actions that are important and crucial to tribes. A transition brief has been developed and will be shared with the EPA, tribes, the National Tribal Caucus, National Congress of American Indians, and tribal organizations. A copy of the transition briefing document is available by clicking HERE.

EPA and U.S. Army’s Public Hearings on "Waters of the U.S."

On November 18, 2021, the EPA and U.S. Army announced the signing of the proposed rule to revise the definition of "waters of the U.S."(WOTUS). The EPA and U.S. Army propose to return to the pre-2015 definition of WOTUS. The federal agencies continue to consult with tribes, states, local governments, and other stakeholders. The agencies will be hosting virtual public hearings in January 2022.

Here is the upcoming schedule:
  • January 12, 2022 (10:00 AM - 1:00 PM ET)
  • January 13, 2022 (2:00 PM - 5:00 PM ET)
  • January 18, 2022 (5:00 PM - 8:00 PM ET)

For more information and to register for the public hearings, please visit: www.epa.gov/wotus/public-outreach-and-stakeholder-engagement-activities