The EPA helps to sponsor the following organizations that are dedicated
to educating, discussing, and addressing environmental threats that
face Tribes and other communities to ensure environmental justice.
on State and Tribal Toxics Action (FOSTTA)
The Environmental Council of the States (ECOS), in cooperation with the National Tribal Environmental Council (NTEC), and EPA's Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT) are co-sponsoring the meetings of the Forum on State and Tribal Toxics Action (FOSTTA). FOSTTA is a mechanism by which state and tribal officials jointly, and in cooperation with EPA, address toxics-related issues. The Forum is designed to foster and improve communication and coordination among states, tribes, and EPA.
Health and Research Subcommittee
The NEJAC Health and Research Subcommittee promotes cooperative
and supportive relationships aimed at ensuring environmental justice
in health and research activities. It also advocates community
education and training as a means to involve communities in solving
environmental problems within their communities.