KDEP was awarded a grant from the US EPA that allowed the inventory of chemical waste such as cleaners, pesticides, herbicides, etc. This inventory process allowed KDEP to identify the products on hand, the amount being stored, and those products... Read more →
The KDEP duties are both administrative and technical in nature. It is responsible for managing all of the environmental programs and identifying environmental problems of the Tribe. The KDEP is also responsible for developing draft plans, codes, policies and regulation for the control, mitigation, and prevention of these problems. The KDEP is almost 100% funded by grants from federal agencies, primarily the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Because most of our funding comes from EPA, the majority of projects we undertake benefit the community as a whole. Community -wide projects include surface water monitoring, providing roll-offs for annual community cleanup events, and educational opportunities for children. We also offer radon testing to individuals and provide information on a variety of environmental topics including testing and disinfecting residential wells, proper handling and disposal of pesticides, water conservation, and indoor air quality. Due to funding constraints, there are some services our department is unable to provide. Please contact our office for information on environmental topics or with environmental complaint or concerns.
The KDEP invited the community to participate in a discussion regarding the Brownfields Cleanup Grant for the KTO Gymnasium/Community Center. As a requirement of the grant, we are seeking comments from tribal members and community on the four proposal alternatives... Read more →
Spring Weather Safety Tips Springtime in Oklahoma means tornados. Here are a few workplace tips, for more information or to sign up for local weather texts please visit New 9. Read more →
Our 3rd quarter meeting was held on Tuesday, September 30, 2014. Meeting topics included: Water body identification for 319 Grant For more information on 319 grant please visit EPA Clean Water Act Section 319 or contact Daniel Wind. Read more →
Next quarterly meeting is scheduled September 2014. For further information, please contact Daniel Wind. Read more →