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Webinar: Tribal Nations and Indigenous Peoples Engagement in NEPA: Challenges and Best Practices.
This webinar will consist of Tribal Nations and Indigenous Peoples sharing their experiences engaging in the decision-making processes that are part of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). They’ll share their best practices, lessons learned, challenges, and recommendations for improving the identification and consideration of Tribal and Indigenous interests and concerns in NEPA.

Presenters:
•Kim Merryman, Environmental Assessment, Environmental Protection Services, Department of Risk Management, Division of Legal and Compliance, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
•Sally Manning, Environmental Director, Big Pine Paiute Tribe
•Joye Braun (Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe), National Pipeline Organizer, Indigenous Environmental Network
•Danny Gogal, Tribal and Indigenous Peoples Program Manager, Office of Environmental Justice, U.S. EPA (Facilitator)

This webinar is being held in conjunction with a workshop on Intergovernmental Relations in NEPA Processes: Tools, Resources, and Considerations for Tribal Nations and Indigenous Peoples, being planned for late summer/early fall, to be hosted by the Udall Foundation’s National Center for Environmental Conflict Resolution, in partnership with the U.S. EPA, Office of Environmental Justice, and the University of Arizona’s Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy.

Please note that the webinar is will be recorded and is expected to be available on the following EPA website a few weeks after the webinar: https://www.epa.gov/environmentaljustice/environmental-justice-tribes-and-indigenous-peoples. For questions about this webinar, or the EPA EJ Webinar Series for Tribes and Indigenous Peoples, please contact Danny Gogal, Office of Environmental Justice, gogal.danny@epa.gov.

Jun 29, 2022 02:30 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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