Join representatives from NTAA and Moms Clean Air Force as they announce the publication of a joint fact sheet and discuss the new partnership between NTAA and Moms Clean Air Force. The fact sheet provides a summary of the air pollution impacts on Indigenous people. You can view the new fact sheet here and be sure to check out the Facebook Live event to be held on Thursday, April 15 at 6pm ET here. The live event will be recorded and posted on Moms’ YouTube channel and on NTAA’s website for viewing after the 15th.
Registration for the 2021 National Tribal Forum on Air Quality (NTFAQ) is now open and FREE! Click here to register for the 2021 NTFAQ that will take place LIVE remotely on a virtual platform May 17-21, 2021. The 2021 NTFAQ is hosted by the Muscogee (Creek) Nation. Click here to learn more!
Ambient Air Quality/EPA/NTAA/Tribes
“Two years ago, when Dakota Access first came, I looked at the pipeline map and knew that my entire world was in danger,” she wrote in YES! Magazine. “If we allow this pipeline, we will lose everything. We are the river, and the river is us. We have no choice but to stand up.”
High Country News – Can a wildlife refuge help a community’s fight for environmental justice?
Bloomberg Law – Scientists Fear Trump Wood-Burn Stance to Stay Under Regan EPA
The Atlantic – Return the National Parks to the Tribes
National Association of Clean Air Agencies – Washington Update
Energy News Network – Black, Latinx families bear the energy burden in Milwaukee, study finds
High Country News – Tribal nations adapt to being at ‘ground zero’ of the climate crisis
Environmental Health News – Racism, inequities move to the center of the climate debate
U.S. Department of Energy – DOE Announces $35 Million for Technologies to Reduce Methane Emissions
The Washington Post – Drought-plagued California and western U.S. may see another devastating fire season
The Guardian – Meet Arizona’s water one-percenters
The Washington Post – South Korean battery makers reach last-minute settlement
Indoor Air Quality
U.S. EPA Region 10 – EPA and Tribal Healthy Homes Network are hosting a 3-part webinar series on Tribal Innovations & Success Stories in Healthy Homes Outreach. Click here to register.
Be sure to subscribe to EPA’s IAQ Bulletins