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EPA Land and Community Revitalization Programs: Highlights from Tribes & How to Get Started

During this session, representatives from several Tribes and U.S. EPA will introduce EPA land revitalization programs and highlight successful real-world examples of how Tribes have used them to…

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Resilience and Restoration: Alaska Tribal Brownfields on Screen AND Golovin, Alaska

Alaska, a region renowned for its breathtaking landscapes and abundant wildlife, also harbors a lesser-known story: the story of brownfield sites. In Tribal communities across the state, these…

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How Brightfields Can Reuse Brownfields and Reenergize Your Community AND Defining and Sustaining Tribal Brownfields Success; A Look Behind the Curtain

In this session, Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) will provide an overview of what brightfields are, discuss some of the potential benefits and challenges that may arise, and introduce new technical…

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BiT - You're One Stop Shop for Site Inventory and Program Management AND Phase I ESA Process for Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

Do you have a system in place to track how many brownfield sites and other properties with environmental challenges exist and where they are located? This presentation will focus on using the KSU TAB…

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Procurement Unveiled: Empowering Grantees to Get What They Need

Successful implementation of an EPA brownfields grant often entails procuring for and hiring a contractor for environmental services. It also involves internal grant management practices to ensure…

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Protecting the Tribe's Future Reservation Homeland Vision Through Brownfield Redevelopment AND Using Tribal Law to Remediate a Brownfield Site to Restore the Reservation Homeland: Haskell Lake

This presentation will be jointly presented by the attorney and Tribal program director who are currently working on the project to be discussed. The Tribe is planning for future generations to…

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Utilizing Brownfields Infrastructure Law Funding for Rural Montana Communities AND Progress under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law in Indian Country and Opportunities for the Future

The Brownfields Tribal Response Grants awarded under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) provide a tremendous opportunity for the revitalization of Indian land and communities. In Montana, many…

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The Intersection of Brownfields, Climate Change, and Environmental Justice

My audience are individuals who are interested in the intersection of brownfields, climate change, and environmental justice. I discuss the Brownfields program in Sitka as it relates to two sites,…

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Online Capacity Building & Networking Tools for Local Communities

(To request closed captioning or transcripts, contact NEIEN@nau.edu with the title and URL of the video.) With the use of EPA funding, several platforms have been developed to connect tribal…

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Site Inventory & Management Tool for Tribal Brownfields

(To request closed captioning or transcripts, contact NEIEN@nau.edu with the title and URL of the video.) This session reviewed the Brownfields Inventory Tool (BiT). BiT is a free, web-based, site…

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Bringing the Tribal Waste Journal to Life: Sustainable Materials Management – Food, Built Environment and Recycling

This presentation was delivered as part of the Tribal Lands and Environment Forum: Virtual Gathering in August 2021 by Rob Roy with the La Jolla Band of Luiseno Indians, Kristina Torres with the US…

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Brownfields & Housing: Issues & Opportunities Or How TRP’s (Tribal Response Programs) & TDHE’s (Tribally Designated Housing Entities) Can Work Together

This presentation was delivered as part of the Tribal Lands and Environment Forum: Virtual Gathering in August 2021 by Eugene Goldfarb with GLEP/TAB, Scott Nightingale with the KSU Tribal TAB, Misha…

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Navajo Nation Uranium Mining Video Clip

This video clip is part of the Indigenous Planning, Community Assets, and Brownfields: Catalyzing Positive Transformation training (located at https://mediaspace.nau.edu/media/0_c9uv3g8t), delivered…

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Environmental Health and Land Reuse Certificate Program (EHLR)

The Environmental Health and Land Reuse Certificate Program (EHLR), presented by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) and the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA),…

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Indigenous Planning, Community Assets, and Brownfields: Catalyzing Positive Transformation

This training was delivered as part of the Tribal Lands and Environment Forum: Virtual Gathering in August 2020 by Cynthia Annett, Oral Saulters, and Scott Nightingale, Kansas State University Tribal…

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Re-Purposing Contaminated Lands for Renewable Energy: Considerations for Tribes

This presentation was delivered as part of the Tribal Lands and Environment Forum: Virtual Gathering in August 2020 by Ankita Mandelia USEPA, Gail Mosey National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL),…

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