Environmental Program

EPA Indian General Assistance Program (GAP)

Assistance is provided under this program only for activities which the agency determines are appropriate to carry out the purposes of the Indian Environmental General Assistance Program Act. The annual Indian General Assistance Program (GAP), funded by the Environmental Protection Agency, awarded the Peoria Tribe for the 2016-2017 Fiscal Year.  The primary purpose of these assistance agreements is to support the developmental elements of a core environmental program.

Environmental Departments:

  • Oklahoma EPSCoR Grant
  • EPA Clean Water Act Section 106 Water Monitoring Program
  • EPA Clean Water Act 319 Base Program
  • Invasive Species Report
  • Fish Hatchery Maintenance
  • Endangered Species
  • BIA Tribal Youth Grant

Air Quality Department (EPA 105 Grant) 

Air Quality Specialist: LaShell Thomas
Air Quality Blog


The Air Quality Blog serves as a way to educate and inform the community and tribal members on issues relating to indoor and outdoor air pollution, major and minor pollution sources, health information, headline news regarding air quality issues and tips for home health.


“Healthy Homes”
Mysterious Vaping Injuries”
“November is Native American Heritage and Lung Cancer Awareness Month”
“Particulate Matter” 
“Clean Indoor air During Confinement/ Quarantine”
“Earth Day”
“COVID-19 and Air Quality”
“FDA Updates on Hand Sanitizers with Menthanol”
“Septic Smart”