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Webinar Announcement: Toxic Releases On Tribal Lands

Jul 28 2010 Webinar | Comments Off on Webinar Announcement: Toxic Releases On Tribal Lands


EPA hosted a TRI webinar on September 8th: “Toxic Releases on Tribal Lands” was attended by representatives of over 30 tribal communities, as well as a diverse array of TRI stakeholders including representatives of federal and state agencies, local government, research institutions, industry, and non-profit organizations.

Note: This webinar is currently availble only as a Windows Media file (77MB). Other formats and transcripts may be available in the future.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hosted a webinar for tribal stakeholders on the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI). The purpose of the webinar was to increase use and awareness in Indian Country and Alaska Native Villages of this publicly available tool tribes may use to identify sources of toxic chemical releases in their geographic areas.

Agenda and Presentations

  • Welcome/Agency PrioritiesNancy Wentworth
  • Why Tribes Should be Interested in TRISarah Swenson
  • The ABC’s of TRISarah Swenson
  • TRI Tools in Action: The Case of Mercury Contamination on Winnebago Tribal LandsDenise Jensen, Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska & Steve Witkin
  • Questions & AnswersAll Participants

Additional materials, including frequently asked questions, individual PowerPoint presentations, recorded webcast, and written transcript will be made available on the Chemical Right to Know Web site 2-3 weeks after the webinar.

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Webinar Contacts

For questions, please contact Beth Jackson ( or Jennifer Major (