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2013 EPA Region 5 Tribal Environmental Program Management (TEPM) Conference

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Day 1: Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Plenary Sessions
1.P.1. Update on Grants Management Issues
1.P.2  Ceded Territories (PDF)

Break-out Sessions
Track A.
1.A.1. Grants Management Briefing (Parts 1 and 2) (PDF)
1.A.2  Lakewide Action & Management Plan Priorities under the new Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement (PDF)
1.A.3  GL Pollutant Trends and Fish Monitoring

Track B.
1.B.1. Sole Source Aquifer Designation
1.B.2. Collecting Reliable Data
1.B.3. LTBB Boat Washing Station Solid Waste Nuisance Policy (PDF)
1.B.4. Incorporating Traditional Knowledge into Environmental Programs (PDF)
1.B.5. Ready to Respond to Small Petroleum Spills (Part 1)
1.B.6. Ready to Respond to Small Petroleum Spills (Part 2) Demonstration

Track C.

1.C.1. National Environmental Information Exchange Network Overview (PDF)
1.C.1 Oneida’s Tribal Water Quality Exchange (PDF)
1.C.2. Solid Waste Nuisance Policy
1.C.3. Seneca Nation Abandoned Mobile Home Deconstruction Videos (PDF)
1.C.4. Environmental Justice Programs and Policies (PDF)
1.C.5. Managing Bed Bugs and Head Lice in Tribal Buildings

Track D.
1.D.1. TRI Data 101 (PDF)
1.D.2. UST/LUST on Tribal lands (PDF)
1.D.3. Well-Tested Principles on Tribal-Federal and Intertribal Cooperation
1.D.4. Great Lakes Quality Assurance (PDF)

Track E.
1.E.1. Source Water Assessment and Protection Planning
1.E.2. Indoor Air Quality
1.E.3. Funding and Training Opportunities with Administration for Native Americans (ANA) (PDF)
1.E.4. EPA Vessel General Permit (VGP) and Small Vessel General Permit (sVGP) Update
1.E.5. Stockbridge- Munsee Community Wetland Program Development

Track F.
1.F.1. EPA National Plan and Region 5 Federal Interagency Coordination to Provide Solid Waste Management Capacity Assistance to Tribes
1.F.2. The Federal Role in Mining Projects Current and Proposed Mines in Region 5
1.F.3. The Federal Role in Mine Permitting, an On-the-Ground Tribal Perspective
1.F.4. Tribal Panel on Hydraulic Fracturing and Sand Mining IssueS (PDF)

Day 2: Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Plenary Sessions
2.P.1. Climate Change Adaptation (PDF), A Climate Change Focuses Organization (PDF), Grand Portage Climate Change Adaptation Plan, Impacts leading to Adaptation (PDF), Climate Change: Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for
Sustainable Materials Management (PDF)

2.P.2  EPA American Indian Environmental Office (AIEO) Program Update Plenary

Track A.
2.A.1. Drinking Water Compliance in Indian Country (PDF)
2.A.2. Tribal Minor New Source Review Implementation Update (PDF)

Track B.
2.B.1. Taconite Issues (PDF)
2.B.2. U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission: Regulatory Activities and Tribal Policy Development

Track C.
2.C.1. State of the Great Lakes in 60 Minutes
2.C.2. Developing a Tribal Conservation Advisory Council (PDF)

Track D.
2.D.1. Developing an Effective Work Plan for a 128(a) Site Response Program Grant (PDF)
2.D.2. Greening Tribal Casinos (PDF)

Track E.
2.E.1. Overview of Tribal Consultation Opportunities Tracking System (TCOTS) for Tribal Governments (PDF)
2.E.2. Biofuel Spills Need a Different Response

Track F.
2.F.1. Waste Contracting/Training in Sustainability
2.F.2. Region 5 Tribal Lead (Pb) Program (PDF)
2.F.3. Discuss Mining Resource Needs of Tribes in R5

Indian Environmental Office
U.S. EPA Region 5
77 West Jackson Blvd (R-19J)
Chicago, IL 60604-3590
312-353-9561


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