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NTAA has released Policy Resource Kits including two new template letters for Tribes to use in responding to several EPA proposed actions including:
- EPA’s draft Strategic Plan for FY 2022-2026. Comments are due into EPA by November 12th.
- EPA’s proposed guidance for PM and Ozone modelling. Comments are due into EPA by November 19th.
Don’t forget to fill out NTAA’s Air Quality Baseline Needs Assessment for Tribes by December 31, 2021! The purpose of the survey is to collect information from all 574 federally recognized Tribes to 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. Your participation in this survey is voluntary and you are free to decline to answer any question you do not wish to answer. The survey will take between 15 – 20 minutes to complete.
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. If you would like to familiarize yourself with air quality funding sources and concepts mentioned in the survey, please review the glossary PDF. The deadline extended to Friday, December 31, 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)
For a Microsoft Word version of the survey, click here. Upon completing the survey, ‘save as’ and change the document name as *YOUR_NAME_BNA* and email it to: email@example.com. If you have any question or difficulty completing this form, please email Sydney.
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Be sure to subscribe to EPA’s IAQ Bulletins