Federally recognized tribes seeking to establish an environmental presence on their reservation(s) have been provided the ability and resources to do so through several funding mechanisms administered by the EPA
The General Assistance Program (GAP) (General Assistance Program Act, 42 U.S.C. § 43686), which is maintained through the Region 6 Office of Environmental Justice and Tribal Affairs, is used to support infrastructure and capacity building efforts.
The December 2015 draft revision of this guidance document replaces the original document approved on October 2, 2012 “Protecting Tribal Air: Options and Opportunities” to update vital information.You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
- Protecting Tribal Air Quality: A Tribal Guidance Document (PDF)(141 pp, 1 MB, December 2015)