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Pacific Southwest, Region 9

Serving: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands, 148 Tribes

 

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The Regional Tribal Operations Committee (RTOC) Meeting and RTOC Tribal Caucus will be held on October 14 at the Holiday Inn Capitol Plaza Exiting EPA (disclaimer) before the Annual Tribal/EPA Conference.

Materials from the Summer 2014 RTOC are now posted on the Past Meetings page. Did you attend the meeting?  If so, please: Complete the Summer 2014 RTOC Meeting Evaluation Exiting EPA (disclaimer)

RTOC Contact Information

Comments or Suggestions
for RTOC can be sent to Mariela L. Lopez (Lopez.Mariela@epa.gov).

RTOC Workgroup Session and/or Agenda Request Form

Request for RTOC Workgroup Session and/or Agenda Item

Regional Tribal Operations Committee (RTOC)

The Regional Tribal Operations Committee (RTOC) is a working committee of EPA and Tribal personnel co-chaired by an EPA representative and a Tribal representative. EPA designates its RTOC representatives through internal mechanisms. All Tribes within Region 9 are considered members of the RTOC.  Tribal representatives to the RTOC are selected through government-to-government communication, by Tribal leaders in various geographical areas within Region 9.

The RTOC's mission is to assist EPA in meeting its trust responsibility to the Tribes, provide support for the Tribal Program in the Region, strengthen Tribal environmental and public health programs, enhance responsiveness to Tribal needs, and assist with the communication and information exchange between Tribes and EPA.

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