October 24, 2014 –
WASHINGTON – On Monday, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy will give remarks at the National Congress of American Indians Annual Convention in Atlanta, GA. The Administrator will focus on the Obama Administration’s commitment to strengthen our government-to-government relationship with tribal nations and the important partnership between EPA and tribal governments. At the meeting, Administrator McCarthy will announce this year’s Tribal ecoAmbassadors, a group of tribal college and university professors and students that work in partnership with EPA scientists to solve important environmental issues in their communities.
Tribal Council representatives planning to attend the convention are Chairperson Liana Onnen and Camilla Chouteau, Tribal Council Secretary.