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Water: Tribal Training

Treatment in a Manner Similar to a State (TAS) for the Water Quality Standards (WQS) Program

Archived Webcast

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Contact Information

For more information about this course, please contact:

 Frances Deselle
 Phone: 202-566-0375

Related Topics


  • Clean Water Act
  • Treatment in the same manner as a state (TAS)

Take Note: Information presented below is specific to tribal participants and may not apply to all attendees.

Level of Training: 100    Explanation of training levels
Course Description: This webcast will discuss EPA's improved treatment in the same manner as a state (TAS) process for the water quality standards program (WQS). The webcast will focus on what needs to be included in a TAS application. It will include a discussion of the Montana test, EPA's internal process for reviewing TAS applications, and tips and suggestions related to the TAS process and the WQS program. A tribal representative will discuss experiences with the TAS process and share lessons learned and advice for other tribes considering TAS for the WQS program. Presenters include Fred Leutner, EPA Water Quality Standards Program; Dan Cozza, EPA Region 5; and Gretchen Watkins, Lac du Flambeau Band of Chippewa 
Date/Time Location
September 17, 2010
1:00-3:00 pm EST
Course Details

Target Audience: Tribes
Is there a final test associated with the course?: No
Is there a certificate of completion presented at the conclusion of the course?: Yes

Other relevant notes: None

Downloadable Material

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