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Tribal Waste & Response

ITEP's Tribal Hazardous Substance Website:
This website has been established to serve as a tool for tribal professionals interested in researching a wide variety of hazardous substances, contaminated lands, emergency response, tribal laws, mining, and USTs.

ORCA - Online Resource Center Access:
This information retrieval site contains a searchable list of electronic and hard copy resources pertaining to tribal or environmental issues. This includes technical documents, educational lesson plans, catalogs, videos, brochures, fact sheets, and other types of resources.

Federal Websites of Interest

USEPA's Office of Land and Emergency Management:

EPA's "Solid Waste in Indian Country":
Cleaning Up, Protecting and Preserving Tribal Lands

Tribal Waste Journal:
Annual publication from USEPA focusing on various aspects of waste management and response programs. [pdf]

USEPA's American Indian Environmental Office:

USEPA's TechDirect Service:
On this website you can sign up for the TechDirect information service, which highlights new publications and events of interest to site remediation and site assessment professionals.

USDA's Rural Development Water and Environmental Programs:
WEP provides loans, grants and loan guarantees for drinking water, sanitary sewer, solid waste and storm drainage facilities in rural areas and cities and towns of 10,000 or less.

Tribal Websites of Interest:

Tribal Pollution Prevention Roundtable Working Group:

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe's Solid Waste Division:

The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation: Natural Resources Codes:

Tribal Solid Waste Advisory Network:

National Websites of Interest:


Earth 911, an on-line database, organized by ZIP code, of reuse, recycling, and pollution prevention information:

Solid Waste Association of North America:

Resource Recycling:
An information resource for those engaged in the recycling industry.

US Composting Council:

Regional Websites of Interest:

Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation's solid waste program:
Site contains Quick Links, Of Interest, pertaining to municipal and industrial landfills and waste collection facilities.

Cornell Waste Management Institute:

Maine's Compost School:

Recycling Association of Minnesota:

New Mexico Recycling Coalition:

Washington State Recycling Association:

Washington Organics Recycling Council:

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For more information please contact:
Todd Barnell

Project Director