GAP (General Assistance Program) Success Stories
The General Assistance Program (GAP) is a grant program created to assist tribes build environmental capacity; with the goal being tribes assuming; regulatory authority and development of their own tribal environmental programs.
Below are success stories AIEO would like to highlight as examples of the great work between tribes and the EPA.
- A Healthier, Cleaner Chalkyitsik Village: GAP Funds Recycling, Backhaul Efforts
- Cortina Rancheria Partners with Local University on Water Quality Initiatives
- Big Pine Paiute Tribe Develops Air Program
- Tribes empower students to support global environmental sustainability
- Kickapoo Tribe stabilizes streambanks, prevents pollution with water project
- Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma uses GAP to develop brownfields program
- Oneida Nation works to prevent leaks from underground storage tanks
- Poarch Band of Creek Indians leverage GAP to build robust recycling program
- Mississippi Band of Choctaw develop Lead Program Strategy using GAP funds
- Popponesset Bay Restoration Project improves water via oyster propagation