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Toxic Releases on Tribal Lands

Sep 15 2010 Webinar | Comments Off on Toxic Releases on Tribal Lands

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 Priorities
    Nancy Wentworth
  • Why Tribes Should be Interested in TRI
    Sarah Swenson
  • The ABC’s of TRI
    Sarah Swenson

  • TRI Tools in Action: The Case of Mercury Contamination on Winnebago Tribal Lands
    Denise Jensen, Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska & Steve Witkin

  • Questions & Answers
    All 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 (

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