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Strengthening Emergency Response Preparedness: The Role of Community Engagement and Technology

Natural disasters and other emergencies can strike without warning, causing significant damage to communities and placing lives at risk. This session will describe the effectiveness of emergency…

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Incorporating Cumulative Risk into Tribal Risk Assessments

President Biden recently signed an Executive Order focused on the Federal Government's commitment to enhance and promote environmental justice. One focus of the Executive Order is to direct…

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EPA Tools for Disaster Resilience

This session will introduce how EPA research supports Tribes' responses to disasters and environmental emergencies. This presentation is intended for Tribal planners and responders and will be…

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Tribal Oil Spill NRDA Funding: A Practical Guide for Direct and Immediate Access to Funding AND Updates from the US EPA OEM on Regulatory, Environmental Justice, and Tribal Program Activities

Monica Rusk presented a general presentation last year on the National Pollution Funds Center and natural resource damage assessment (NRDA) funding potentially available to the tribes for oil spills.…

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Planning for Chemical Emergencies on Tribal Lands

The EPA Office of Emergency Management (OEM) staff will provide an overview of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) for preparing and protecting citizens and first…

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Designing Emergency Preparedness Plans for Tribal Communities

This presentation would focus on the unique challenges faced by tribal communities in emergency preparedness and response. The presentation would cover best practices for engaging tribal leaders and…

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EPA’s Disaster Debris Recovery Tool - Resources for Tribal Emergency Managers

This presentation was delivered as part of the Tribal Lands and Environment Forum: Virtual Gathering in August 2021 by John Wheaton with the Nez Perce Tribe, Lucy Stanfield with the US EPA, and Monte…

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Tribal Perspective on Use of Drones in Superfund and Emergency Response Programs

This presentation was delivered as part of the Tribal Lands and Environment Forum: Virtual Gathering in August 2021 by Erika Wilson with the US EPA, Darlene Jenkins with the Navajo Nation, Natalie…

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Use of Drones in EPA’s Superfund and Emergency Response Programs

This presentation was delivered as part of the Tribal Lands and Environment Forum: Virtual Gathering in August 2021 by Erika Wilson and Matthew Huyser of the US EPA.In December 2020, the U.S.…

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Mitigation Tribal Liaison

This presentation was delivered as part of the Tribal Lands and Environment Forum: Virtual Gathering in August 2021 by Nick Bruscato with FEMA. This session will provide participants an interactive…

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Emergency Hound App: Plan and Respond to Emergencies

This presentation was delivered live as part of ITEP's Climate Change Tribal Hazard Mitigation Planning Cohort Retreat in July 2021 by Frank Harjo, Muscogee (Creek) Nation and Doug Timms, Open…

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An overview of Emergency Planning, Release Reporting, and Community Right-to-Know Reporting of Hazardous Chemicals under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA)

This presentation was delivered as part of the Tribal Lands and Environment Forum: Virtual Gathering in August 2020 by Sicy Jacob, USEPA Office of Emergency Management.This live presentation was…

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FEMA and Tribal Nations: Building Capacity and Resilience and Introduction to EPA Planning for Natural Disaster Debris Guidance

This presentation was delivered as part of the Tribal Lands and Environment Forum: Virtual Gathering in August 2020 by Nick Bruscato, FEMA, and Charles RedDoor, USEPA. This session will focus on…

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An Overview of Emergency Planning, Release Reporting, and Community Right-to-Know Reporting of Hazardous Chemicals Under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA)

This presentation was delivered as an On Demand session at the Tribal Lands and Environment Forum: Virtual Gathering in August 2020 by Sicy Jacob, US EPA - HQ (Office of Emergency Management). This…

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Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasures (SPCC) Overview and Inspection Findings

This training was delivered as an On Demand session at the Tribal Lands and Environment Forum: Virtual Gathering in August 2020 Mark Howard, US Environmental Protection Agency. See presenter notes…

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EPA Office of Emergency Management Program Update - EPA Regulatory and Policy Perspective on Tribal Engagement

This presentation was delivered as an On Demand session at the Tribal Lands and Environment Forum: Virtual Gathering in August 2020 by William (Nick) Nichols, US Environmental Protection…

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