The Environmental Department is responsible for the health of the natural
resources under Tribal Management. This responsibility begins by assessing and
mapping these resources and related risks, then developing programs to insure
that these natural resources are protected. Our department works closely with
other Tribal Departments and programs.
protect, restore, and enhance all tribal lands, waters, air, and human health
and to develop means to monitor and enforce tribal environmental policies."
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New gov't study shows mercury in fish widespread Wednesday, August 19, 2009
WASHINGTON – No fish can escape mercury pollution. That's the take-home
message from a federal study of mercury contamination released Wednesday
that tested fish from nearly 300 streams across the country.
MSNBC staff and
news service reports,
April. 2, 2008
Citing Supreme Court ruling, allies want to force
rules within 60 days.
Canada stands firm against LNG tankers Tuesday, March 13, 2007 ST. STEPHEN, New Brunswick - Canada is resolute
in its opposition to the transit of liquefied natural gas tankers
through Head Harbor Passage on their way to terminals proposed for Maine
and is prepared to use "all legal and diplomatic channels" to prevent
it, a government spokesman said Monday.
Canadian position on LNG rejected Saturday, March 10, 2007 The U.S. State Department on Friday rejected Canada’s
assertion that it would not let liquefied natural gas tankers travel through
Head Harbor Passage between New Brunswick and Maine on the way to LNG terminals
proposed for Washington County
Webcam bald eagle lays first egg of season Wednesday, March 08, 2007 HANCOCK COUNTY - It may not be video of a candy-fueled
fountain of diet soda on YouTube, but a scene captured by a webcam mounted about
70 feet above the ocean’s surface has attracted its own legion of fans.
Letters blast international LNG conflict Thursday, March 08, 2007 MACHIAS - In a strongly worded letter to the governor,
the Washington County Commission this week took aim at Canada in an effort to
blow its opposition to LNG ships in Head Harbour Passage out of the water.