The NTAA has been working with California Tribes and the California Air and Resource Board to create a PRK on information regarding Supplemental Environmental Projects, known as SEPs. NTAA is today releasing a new Policy Resource Kit (PRK) for California Tribes to help access CARB’s Supplemental Environmental Program (SEP).
The NTAA PRK includes:
- NTAA Fact Sheet with CARB Resources
- La Jolla Band of Mission Indians’ SEP
Tribal Templates for SEP projects including:
- Minimizing Asthma in Home and Schools
- Tribal Microgrid-EV Charging Station
- Tribal Green Roof Projects
- CARB SEP Budget Template
On NTAA’s website you will find SEP Project examples to see if your potential project will fit CARB’s program. For more information on CARBs SEP Program, visit https://bit.ly/CARBSEPS or contact CARB at SEP@arb.ca.gov.
The NTAA Executive Committee has extended the deadline for NTAA’s Baseline Needs Assessment of Tribal air quality needs, issues and priorities to December 31, 2021.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
- What’s the Purpose of the Survey? The information you provide will enable NTAA to comprehensively describe Tribal ambient and indoor air quality needs. This information will then be used to identify the range of Tribal air quality needs and priorities and build Tribal air quality management capacity.
- Is it Voluntary? Yes! Your participation in this survey is voluntary and you are free to decline to answer any question you do not wish to answer.
- How Long Will It Take? The survey will take between 15 – 20 minutes to complete.
- Is There an Incentive? Actually yes! The first 50 respondents to submit a completed survey will receive a $10 Starbucks or $10 Amazon gift card. (This is made possible through the donation of an NTAA non-profit partner, not federal funds.)
- What if My Internet is Connection is Poor? We are happy to conduct the survey with you by telephone. If you would like to take the survey by phone, please email Sydney Janssen at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a time, or call 800-717-2118, Ext. 105
- What if I am Not Familiar to Air Quality? If you would like to familiarize yourself with air quality funding sources and concepts mentioned in the survey, please review the glossary PDF.
- When Does the Survey Close? The survey closes on Friday, December 31. 2021 at 5:00pm PST.
TO BEGIN THE SURVEY, CLICK HERE. (If the link does not automatically open, please cut and paste this link into your browser: https://survey.alchemer.com/s3/6420470/NTAA-Baseline-Needs-Assessment)
Contact Information – If you have questions about the survey, please contact Sydney Janssen, Survey Coordinator, at email@example.com or at 1-800-717-2118, Ext.105. If you have any questions about how your responses and survey data will be used by NTAA, please contact Andy Bessler at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Welcome and Congratulations to the newly elected NTAA Executive Committee members for Region 9, Syndi Smallwood of the Jamul Indian Village and Leonard Bruce of the Gila River Indian Community ! To learn more about the NTAA Executive Committee, please visit NTAA’s website here.
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