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EPA approves water standards program for Blackfeet Nation
Posted: Thursday, May 3, 2012
of Montana has won authority to administer its own water standards on the reservation.
The tribe's authority was recognized by the
Environmental Protection Agency
Clean Water Act
. “EPA’s approval reflects the tribe’s effort to build the expertise and capacity to manage water quality on the reservation," Jim Martin, the EPA's Region 8 administrator said in a press release.
The Blackfeet Nation is the fourth tribe in Montana to obtain authority to administer water quality standards.
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Press Release: EPA approves Blackfeet Tribe’s Water Quality Standards program
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