Dear USET/USET SPF Family,
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a Dear Tribal Leader Letter announcing a Tribal consultation on the Inflation Reduction Act. The purpose of this consultation is to receive feedback from Tribal Nations on how the agency can use funding from the Inflation Reduction Act to support Tribal Nations on advancing environmental and public health protection. Currently, the EPA has a 60-day window for Tribal consultation from October 28, 2022 to December 27, 2022.
EPA will also be hosting an informational webinar on programmatic funding authorized by the Inflation Reduction Act. Details regarding this informational webinar are as follows—
For additional information regarding programs funded by the Inflation Reduction Act as well as Framing Questions for the informational webinar, please view the Dear Tribal Leader Letter by clicking here. Tribal Nations can request government-to-government consultation with EPA by contacting Pat Childers, EPA Tribal Program Manager, at (202) 564-1082 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Comments for the record can also be submitted to Pat Childers and are due by December 27, 2022
For more information, please contact Brian Howard, USET SPF Senior Policy Analyst, at email@example.com.