PHOTOS FROM THE FIELD: Week of May 30 – June 3, 2022


The Hill – HHS announces new office of environmental justice

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Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra answers questions during a House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health hearing to discuss the President’s FY 2023 budget for the department on Wednesday, April 27, 2022.

2022-06-01T17:02:31+00:00June 1st, 2022|PHOTOS FROM THE FIELD|

PHOTOS FROM THE FIELD: Week of May 23 – 27, 2022


The Hill – Biden administration to kick off bipartisan law’s cleaner school bus program

$1 Billion is currently available (with funding prioritized to Tribes and Tribal Schools) through the EPA’s Clean School Bus Rebate Program that will help bring electric and cleaner school buses to Tribal communities. Your Tribal school or Tribe can apply each year for the next 5 years! NTAA will be providing additional resources to help your Tribe secure funding. Be sure to apply here by August 19, 2022!

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2022-05-26T17:16:26+00:00May 25th, 2022|PHOTOS FROM THE FIELD|

PHOTOS FROM THE FIELD: Week of May 9 -13, 2022


Thanks to all who helped make the 2022 National Tribal Forum on Air Quality a complete success! You can view an amazing video and photos that captures the full NTFAQ that can be viewed here!

2022 National Tribal Forum on Air Quality’s (NTFAQ’s) Breath of Fresh Air 5k Runners/Walkers raised $1145 for Mvskokey Nation Youth Services! NTFAQ’s host, the Muscogee Nation partnered with the Mvskokey Nation Youth Services to create beautiful t-shirts for the run that were scooped up by over 40 runners! Be sure to check back on the NTFAQ website for recordings from all the sessions and if you and your Tribe would like to host the 2023 NTFAQ, you can submit a response to this Request for Proposal from ITEP!

Left to Right: Muscogee Nation’s Jasmyne Jack, Jennifer Reyer and Karen McGirt-Rodriguez display the check provided to Mvskoke Nation Youth Services. The funds were donated by the NTFAQ Runners/Walkers shown below at the starting line. A delegation from Mvskokey is shown above that also presented during the awards dinner for 2022 NTFAQ Award Winners, left to right: Emma Ruppell of the Bishop Paiute Tribe, April Hathcoat from the Cherokee Nation and Kris Ray from the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation.

2022-05-11T20:48:12+00:00May 11th, 2022|PHOTOS FROM THE FIELD|

PHOTOS FROM THE FIELD: Week of April 18 – 22, 2022


Washington Magazine – Field Notes: Researching air pollution in Fairbanks, Alaska

Field Notes travels to Fairbanks, Alaska, where Karolina Cysneiros de Carvalho, a PhD student at the McKelvey School of Engineering, studied how cold and dark conditions impact air pollution. Photo captured from this YouTube video.

2022-04-20T18:13:27+00:00April 20th, 2022|PHOTOS FROM THE FIELD|

PHOTOS FROM THE FIELD: Week of April 4 – April 8, 2022


Inside Climate News – Indigenous Land Rights Are Critical to Realizing Goals of the Paris Climate Accord, a New Study Finds

An Arara indigenous boy plays with a stick at the Laranjal tribal camp, in Arara indigenous land, Para state, in the northern Brazilian Amazon rainforest, on March 15, 2019. Credit: Mauro Pimentel/AFP via Getty Images

2022-04-06T17:54:27+00:00April 6th, 2022|PHOTOS FROM THE FIELD|

PHOTOS FROM THE FIELD: Week of March 121 – 25, 2022


NTAA’s Alaska Air Update Published Today in NTAA’s latest EC Update Video

NTAA has just published the latest NTAA EC Update Video from Alaska! Thanks to Shannon Isaacs from the Craig Tribal Association in Alaska for her help in putting together the monthly NTAA EC Update Video on NTAA’s home page TODAY! Be sure to learn about the Tribal Air Quality issues directly from additional NTAA EC members here! Stay tuned for what comes next month!

2022-03-23T17:39:36+00:00March 23rd, 2022|PHOTOS FROM THE FIELD|


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