FEDERAL ACTS, AGREEMENTS and INITIATIVES
Clean Water Act
The goal of the Clean Water Act is to limit the release of high volumes of toxic chemicals produced by government, industrial, and agricultural operations into the nation's waters to ensure that surface waters meet established standards for sports and recreational use.
Superfund Cooperative Agreement
PA and SI Activities
Clean Air Act
Since the beginning of 1981, TEPA has provided the administrative capacity
necessary to manage legislative mandates that govern development, monitoring,
and enforcement of the tribe’s environmental protection programs. Enforcement
is derived from the following Federal legislation:
In addition to Federal legislation, tribal laws also establish a foundation
authorized by Congress for protection of tribal lands and natural
resources within the Hoopa Valley Reservation.
Ordinances and case law provide mechanisms for enforcement and ensuring compliance.
RIPARIAN PROTECTION AND MINING PRACTICES ORDINANCE
POLLUTANT DISCHARGE PROHIBITION ORDINANCE
SOLID WASTE ORDINANCE