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EPA to Announce Meskwaki Nation Near Des Moines, Iowa, as First Tribe in Region to Achieve EPA Approval to Develop Water Quality Standards Aug. 15

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EPA seal(Lenexa, Kan., August 14, 2019) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will join the Meskwaki Nation in a signing ceremony Aug. 15 as the Tribe assumes responsibilities to administer the Clean Water Act’s Water Quality Standards and Certification programs. 

WHAT: EPA and Meskwaki Signing Ceremony

WHO: EPA Region 7 Administrator Jim Gulliford and Meskwaki Tribal Chairman Anthony Waseskuk

WHEN: 11:30 a.m. Thursday, August 15, 2019

WHERE: Meskwaki Tribal Center, 349 Meskwaki Rd., Tama, IA 52339

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