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Following are a list of websites that may be of interest to tribal professionals working on Superfund issues:

US EPA’s Superfund Website:
On this site, you'll find information about Superfund sites in your area, the health effects of common contaminants, cleanup efforts, the economic benefits of this program, and how you can become involved in cleanup activities in your community.

US EPA Superfund Site Information Search:
On this site you can search for information on a variety of Superfund site around the country.

Contaminated Site Clean-Up Information:
This site provides information on innovative treatment and site characterization technologies.

US EPA Tribal Consultation Opportunities:
The Tribal Consultation Opportunities Tracking System (TCOTS) publicizes upcoming and current EPA consultation opportunities for tribal governments. TCOTS allows users to view and sort information, and to submit comments on a tribal consultation.

ITEP’s Tribal Hazardous Substances Resources:
This website has been developed for Tribes to expand awareness of unknown possible hazardous substances that may be found throughout your community, locate resources to learn more about those substances, and prioritize action by evaluating the effects on, and posing risks to, your community, traditional practices, and subsistence resources.

Oregon State University’s Superfund Research Program (Tribal-University Partnership):
The Superfund Research Program was established in 2009 and seeks to build scientific capacity in tribal communities and cultural capacity within the research community. They also work on improving risk assessment models by accounting for tribal land-use scenarios and unique exposure pathways.

Columbia University’s Superfund Research Program:
The Columbia Superfund Research Program investigates the health effects, geochemistry, and remediation of Arsenic (As) and Manganese (Mn), with a particular focus on groundwater.

Tribal P2:
The major objective of Tribal P2 is to share information and identify solutions to address environmental issues affecting the tribal nations using pollution prevention methodologies. Tribal P2 website provides news, announcements, webinars, and funding opportunities on environmental issues affecting tribal nations.

ToxTown:
ToxTown provides an introduction to toxic chemicals and environmental health risks you might encounter in everyday life, in everyday places.

US EPA Approved Tribal Water Quality Standards:
In this repository, EPA has compiled unofficial copies of state, territorial, and authorized tribal water quality standards that EPA has approved or are otherwise in effect for Clean Water Act purposes.



For more information please contact:
Todd Barnell, Project Director
928/523-3840
Todd.Barnell@nau.edu

Julie Jurkowski, Program Coordinator, Sr.
928/523-9404
Julie.Jurkowski@nau.edu