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EPA Mining Training for Tribes Schedule


Contact Information

For more information about this course, please contact:

Patty McGrath
 Phone (206) 553-0979

Related Topics


  • Resource Extraction

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 training is targeted to Tribes having an interest or concerns about mining. This information session will: (1) describe the mining process from exploration through development, operations and closure and describe different types of mining and processing operations; (2) describe environmental impacts of mining; and, (3) describe major federal and state regulations that pertain to mining. The Environmental Protection Agency is offering this information session in response to requests from Tribes to provide information and an open dialogue on mining issues. (NOTE: Multiple offerings of this course will be held in Alaska).


Date/Time Location
February 12, 2008 Anchorage, Alaska
February 4, 2009 Anchorage, Alaska
June 2, 2009 Aniak, Alaska
June 3, 2009 Bethel, Alaska
August 11, 2010 Dillingham, Alaska
August 12, 2010 Newhalen, Alaska
June 2, 2011
Newhalen, Alaska
June 3, 2011
Dillingham, Alaska

Course Details

Target Audience: This training is targeted to Tribes having an interest or concerns about mining.
Is there a final test associated with the course?: No
Is there a certificate of completion presented at the conclusion of the course?: No

Other relevant notes: The training covers all regulations pertaining to mining. The CWA is a subset of these regulations. Parts of the CWA that apply to mining will be discussed as will mine water pollution sources, treatment, and control.


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