2022 National Tribal Forum on Air Quality Summary Report
This report summarizes the 2022 NTFAQ and the NTAA Annual Meeting held in person and virtually. This year’s NTFAQ was hosted by the Muscogee Nation, in Tulsa, OK at River Spirit Casino Resort from
May 2-5, 2022. This report includes a narrative summary, data national attendance, as well as its challenges and successes!
NTAA releases it's latest White Paper on PSD Analysis, April 2022
The purpose of this white paper is to explore where discretion in the
CAA could be used in combination with Presidential EO's (13175 and 12898), the Agency’s Indian policy, Treaty Rights, and EJ, can provide
for consideration of Tribal concerns, Traditional Ecological Knowledge and EJ, in permit issuing decisions
NTAA PRK on EPA’s Pre-Proposal to Regulate Greenhouse Gases
from the Power Sector
The U.S. EPA announced the opening of a non-rulemaking docket for public input. The purpose of this docket is to solicit public input on the Agency’s efforts to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases from new and existing fossil fuel-fired electric generating units (EGUs).
Thank you for joining our 2022 STAR Release Webinar!
The STAR Release Webinar was an in-depth, informational guide to help readers navigate the 100-page report. The webinar featured members of our Executive Committee; Rosalie Kalistook, Janice Archuleta, and NTAA Chairwoman Syndi Smallwood. Thank you to Kurt Lyons, Air Quality Specialist with the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska for telling us his story!
NTAA was founded in 2002 with a grant from the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Air and Radiation with a mission to advance air quality management policies and programs, consistent with the needs, interests, and unique legal status of American Indian Tribes and Alaska Natives. Tribes are important partners with federal, state and local agencies to protect ambient air quality, indoor air quality and mitigate climate change.