New Tribal Advisor for EPA region 10

The Environmental Protection Agency has a new Tribal advisor for region 10, which covers Alaska, Oregon, Washington and Idaho. Jim Woods is a Makah tribal member and worked for his Washington state tribe in their environment program. He is also recognized nationally for his work on air quality issues. Woods says the EPA has a trust responsibility to engage tribes in consultation on environmental standards in their communities.

Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage