Welcome to our Agenda Page!

Below you will find the sessions scheduled for the 28th Annual EPA Region 9/ Tribal Conference. Please click on the session title to learn about the session description and presenters. If you would like to RSVP, please follow the rsvp link and you will receive a confirmation email along with the zoom link.

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Dial: (415) 762-9988 then enter the sessions meeting ID that is found on the session page!

Morning Lobby

Virtual Event

A Conference Staff Representative will be here to answer any questions, comments, or concern you may have about out virtual event. The Morning Lobby session is a perfect time to…

Free

Opening Ceremony

Virtual Event

9:00- 9:15: Tribal Welcoming/ Opening Remarks 9:15- 10:15: John Busterud- Regional Administrator, EPA Region 9 Opening Remarks

Free

Hazardous Waste Data in the Public Eye

Virtual Event

This session is intended to introduce attendees to data about hazardous waste sites. What information is made publicly available via ECHO? What does the current RCRAinfo data tell USEPA R9…

Free

Water Division Director Session

Virtual Event

During this session, Tomas Torres will provide an overview of the division and it's functions as they relate to tribal work. The session includes time for a Q&A so participants…

Free

How to build a workplan with an ETEP

Virtual Event

Presenters will show examples of how to build a work plan with an existing ETEP.How to Build a Workplan with an ETEP.ppt

Free

Overview of GAP and GAP-Eligible Activites

Virtual Event

This presentation will provide an overview of the Indian Environmental General Assistance Program (GAP) and the statute, regulations, and guidance that define it and its guiding principles. Additionally, there will…

Free

Post-Fire Restoration on Washoe Land

Virtual Event

The Numbers fire burned almost 20,000 acres of which 5,833 were on Washoe allotment land. The Washoe Tribe Environmental Protection Department is working with BIA (Bureau of Indian Affair), Fish…

Free

Calculating Work Plan Costs and FTE

Virtual Event

Presenters will demonstrate how to document work plan costs and FTE (a.k.a., work years) and ensure the information matches related budgets. The presenters will use a cost estimate tool that…

Free

General Pesticide Safety and Overview of EPA N-List Disinfectant

Virtual Event

General pesticide Safety that will cover elements of proper PPE, acute and chronic symptoms, reducing pesticide exposures, read the label, proper storage and disposal, pesticide formulations, Integrated Pest Management Practices…

Free

Developing a Tribal Indoor Air Quality Program

Virtual Event

This session will provide guidance and resources to start your Tribal Indoor Air Quality Program. Since we spend a majority of our time indoors and indoor air is often more…

Free

Afternoon Lobby

Virtual Event

A Conference Staff Representative will be here to answer any questions, comments, or concern you may have about out virtual event. The Afternoon Lobby session is a perfect time to…