Regional Tribal Operations Committee (RTOC) Guidance Documents
The Region 9 Tribal Operations Committee (RTOC) is a working committee composed of Region 9 EPA personnel and Region 9 tribal representatives. The following documents provide guidance for tribal representatives.
- 4800.2I OGP Eligibility to Use GSA Sources of Supply and Services
- California Tribal Gasoline Permits
Draft CAA General Permit Documents and Public Comment Process
General Assistance Program (GAP)
- GAP Online User Guides and Guidelines
- GAP Guidance Evaluation Consultation
- User Guides for GAP Online 3.0 (GO3)
- Zero Waste Events: Tribal Perspectives
Hear from Pala Band, La Jolla, Los Coyotes, and Santa Ynez Chumash Tribes about how they developed and implemented Zero Waste events for their communities. They'll share their experiences, barriers, and successes through a Tribal perspective. This webinar is sponsored by the Region 9 RTOC Solid Waste Workgroup.
ETEPs and TEPs
- Example Tribal Environmental Plans (TEPs)
EPA Tribal Environmental Plan Development - Simplified Workflow (pdf)
Presentation for the Region 9 RTOC Winter Meeting 2016
Sample Work Plan Component and Commitment: Travel (pdf)
Travel and training: sample work plan and component and commitment #5 and #5.1
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EPA Region 9 RTOC Tribal Representative Handbook (pdf)
This binder of information has been compiled by Regional Tribal Operation Committee Representatives (RTOC) to assist incoming RTOC Representatives. We hope that this will help you understand how the RTOC Body works and what guides it as well as answer any questions you may have.
Presentation: Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Overview (pdf)
A Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) overview was presented to tribes April 13, 2021. Within the presentation is information on FOIA online, how EPA responses to FOIA requests, and exemptions.
Wildfire Preparedness and Response: Available Resources and Tools (pdf)
Presentation from Summer 2019 Region 9 RTOC on wildfire preparedness, response, resources and tools.
Federal Regional Council (FRC) Directory of Tribal Interest Work (pdf)
This report was created by the FRC Tribal Affairs Committee to capture all the services, resources, and opportunities that are being offered by FRC members to Native American Communities.
Budget Review of Applications Grants Workgroup Presentation - Summer RTOC 2016 (pdf)
Information about EPA Grants and allowability relating to grantee leasing of office space and use of GSA vehicles.
Charging Gap for Office Space (pdf)
Region 9 Grants Workgroup: Can a Tribe charge rent to a GAP Grant?
Region 9 Tribal Travel Program Guidelines (pdf)
Guidelines for the EPA Pacific Southwest, Region 9 Tribal Travel Program