Solid Waste and Emergency Response
Action 2 – Review and Support Community Engagement Processes of Underground Storage Tank (UST) Programs Implemented by State Agencies and UST Programs in Indian Country Implemented by EPA
The Office of Underground Storage Tanks (OUST) will work with the state implementing agency and EPA Regional programs to:
- Review and analyze a sample of states' community engagement policies or processes and EPA's community engagement processes in Indian country.
- Create and sustain an ongoing dialogue with EPA Regions, states, and tribes to promote and support effective community engagement processes.
- Develop a web page to share data and highlight effective community engagement practices.
- Encourage and assist states and EPA Regions in enhancing community engagement policies or processes (with stakeholder input).