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Podcasts from EPA officials and staff on the various ways the agency works to protect human health and the environment.

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Podcasts from EPA officials and staff on the various ways the agency works to protect human health and the environment.

    Tribal Partnerships, Part 3

    Tribal Partnerships, Part 3

    EPA and Indian nations have a common goal of taking care of Mother Earth, and critical to that is finding ways Indian nations and federal agencies can work together on similar issues. In this podcast, Shavonne Smith, Environmental Director for Shinnecock Indian Nation, discusses the importance of tribal involvement in environmental decisionmaking.

    • 6 min
    Tribal Partnerships, Part 2

    Tribal Partnerships, Part 2

    EPA and Indian nations have a common goal of taking care of Mother Earth, and critical to that is finding ways Indian nations and federal agencies can work together on similar issues. In this podcast, Ken Jock, Environment Division Director for the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, discusses the importance of tribal involvement in environmental decisionmaking.

    • 6 min
    Tribal Partnerships, Part 1

    Tribal Partnerships, Part 1

    EPA and Indian nations have a common goal of taking care of Mother Earth, and critical to that is finding ways Indian nations and federal agencies can work together on similar issues. In this podcast, Rene Rickard-Printup of the Tuscarora Nation discusses the importance of tribal involvement in environmental decisionmaking.

    • 7 min
    Community Involvement

    Community Involvement

    Community involvement and public participation means giving the community an opportunity to understand and be involved with EPA in environmental decision-making, and how the community wants a project to proceed. In this podcast, EPA Region 2's Melissa Dimas, Community Involvement Coordinator and Intergovernmental Liaison for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, discusses the role of community involvement in EPA activities.

    • 8 min
    Love Canal 40th Anniversary

    Love Canal 40th Anniversary

    In 1978, the Love Canal environmental tragedy in Niagara Falls, New York transformed the nation, spurring a continuing legacy of federal response to cleaning up waste sites and giving a voice to communities nationwide. In this podcast, EPA Region 2 Administrator Pete Lopez commemorates the 40th anniversary of Love Canal, highlighting its significance in the passage of the Superfund law.

    • 5 min

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