POLLUTION PREVENTION

Pollution Prevention

Louisa McCovey

Director

lomccovey@yuroktribe.nsn.us

(707) 482-1822 x 1009

William Patterson
  
Assistant Director
   Pollution Prevention Division
wpatterson@yuroktribe.nsn.us
(707) 482-1822 x 1001


Mia Wapner

Environmental Specialist -  Source Water Protection

Pollution Prevention

  mwapner@yuroktribe.nsn.us

(707) 482-1822 x 1004


Emery Mattz
Specialist - Solid and
Hazardous Waste, Recycling

Pollution Prevention emattz@yuroktribe.nsn.us
(707) 482-1822 x 1011


Chey-gee Sylvia

Environmental Specialist - 

Pollution Prevention

csylvia@yuroktribe.nsn.us

(707) 482-1822 x 1015


Paul Kuska

Environmental Specialist - 

Pollution Prevention

pkuska@yuroktribe.nsn.us

(707) 482-1822 x 1015



Yurok Tribe
Klamath Office
15900 Hwy 101 N
PO Box 1027
Klamath, CA 95548


Pollution Prevention Division


The Pollution Prevention Division's (PPD) goal is to reduce or eliminate pollution currently existing within the Yurok Reservation boundaries, and prevent future incidents of contamination across Yurok lands. 

 

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Programs

Underground Storage Tank ProgramUnderground Storage Tanks
Underground storage tanks, also known as USTs, are typically associated with fuel storage at your local gas station. Historically these USTs have been a source of petroleum contamination... Learn more.

Solid Waste ManagementSolid Waste and Hazardous Waste
The Pollution Prevention Division is the primary tribal entity responsible for ensuring that refuse is properly disposed he division does this by creating and implementing a tribal integrated solid waste... Learn more.

 

SWAPSource Water Assessment and Protection
Identifying sources of drinking water in relation to possible contamination is paramount to ensure that all current and future tribal drinking water sources remain pristine and contaminant free... Learn more.

Emergency ResponseEnvironmental Response
The Pollution Prevention Division is responsible for responding to all significant releases of toxic substances into the environment. PPD staff are trained to respond, assess, contain and cleanup... Learn more.

Environmental Complaints InvestigationEnvironmental Complaints Investigation
Receive Environmental Complaints from Tribal Members on a variety of issues concerning the land. Work with Tribal Departments to resolve complaints as possible. Work with public safety and... Learn more.

 



PPD Reports & Documents

PPD Maps

Permits/Ordinances

Applications

Plans

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RESOURCES