CCT.ENR

The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation Environmental Trust mission is to achieve & maintain a healthy environment with functioning ecological systems including biodiversity, clean water, clean air and healthy soils required to support plants, animals, tribal values and subsistence uses.

Air Quality

Protect air quality of the Colville Indian Reservation.
The Air Quality Program develops, operates, and maintains an air monitoring & permitting program for Reservation, coordinates with EPA on implementation of new federal air quality laws for the Colville Indian Reservation, performs air quality inventories and assessments, coordinates with Fire Control on burning permits and smoke management issues. 

Air quality was set up to protect the air quality of the Colville Indian Reservation.

  • Analyze and advise the Tribe regarding the adoption of tribal laws and/or delegation of federal laws on air quality
  • Develop, operate, and maintain an air monitoring program for reservation
  • Coordinate with EPA and others to build tribal air pro-gram capability
  • Coordinate with EPA on implementation of new federal air quality laws for the Colville Indian Reservation
  • Annually develop and manage air quality work plans, grants, and contracts with EPA and others
  • Perform air quality inventories and assessments
  • Operate an air quality permit system and coordinate with Fire Control on burning permits and smoke management issues
  • Maintain air quality program website for the reservation.