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Guidance Documents Managed by the Office of International and Tribal Affairs


This page displays a list of all documents managed by the Office of International and Tribal Affairs and designated as guidance documentsHelpGuidance DocumentsAgency statements of general applicability, intended to have future effects on the behavior of regulated parties, that set forth a policy on a statutory, regulatory, or technical issue, or an interpretation of a statute or regulation, with some exceptions as detailed in E.O. 13891, Section 2(b).  EPA's guidance documents lack the force and effect of law, unless expressly authorized by statute or incorporated into a contract. The agency may not cite, use, or rely on any guidance that is not posted on this website, except to establish historical facts.
 
 
 
Document Name Original Issue Date Date Added to this List Identifier Topic Description/Summary
2013 Guidance on the Award and Management of General Assistance Agreements for Tribes and Intertribal Consortia 2013-05-15 2020-02-28 OITA-AIEO-GAP-2013-001 Guidance for EPA's Indian Environmental General Assistance Program (GAP) The 2013 Guidance on the Award and Management of General Assistance Agreements for Tribes and Intertribal Consortia (Guidance) describes how EPA administers the Indian Environmental General Assistance Program (GAP) Act of 1992 (42 U.S.C. §4368b).
Solid Waste Collection, Transportation, Backhaul and Disposal Activities that are Allowable for GAP Funding Under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018

2016-08-09

2020-02-28 OITA-AIEO-GAP-2016-001 Allowable Activities for Solid Waste Collection, Transport, Backhaul & Disposal Activities under the EPA's  Indian Environmental General Assistance Program (GAP)  The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018 (Public Law No: 115-141) states that EPA may provide tribes financial assistance under  the Indian  Environmental General Assistance Program (GAP) for “solid waste and recovered materials collection, transportation, backhaul, and disposal services.” This document is a resource for GAP Project Officers and grantees negotiating solid waste implementation activities, including solid waste service delivery projects and provides a non-exclusive list of example allowable and unallowable tribal solid waste program implementation activities. 
EPA’s Indian Environmental General Assistance Program (GAP) Frequently Asked Questions 2016-09-16 2020-02-28 OITA-AIEO-GAP-2016-002 Frequently Asked Questions for EPA's Indian Environmental General Assistance Program (GAP)  This document contains answers to frequently asked questions about EPA's Indian Environmental General Assistance Program's (GAP) 2013 Guidance on the Award and Management of General Assistance Agreements for Tribes and Intertribal Consortia.
Indian Environmental General Assistance Program Guiding Principles 2017-09-19 2020-02-28 OITA-AIEO-GAP-2017-001 Guiding Principles for EPA's Indian Environmental General Assistance Program (GAP) This document  contains EPA's efforts to advance our mission to protect human health and the environment in Indian Country as we focus on the Administration's strategic priorities: (1) A Cleaner, Healthier Environment; (2) More Effective Partnerships; and 3) Greater Certainty, Compliance, and Effectiveness.