The Region 9 Tribal Operations Committee (RTOC) is a working committee composed of Region 9 EPA personnel and Region 9 tribal representatives. The following documents provide guidance for tribal representatives.
- 4800.2I OGP Eligibility to Use GSA Sources of Supply and Services
- California Tribal Gasoline Permits
Draft CAA General Permit Documents and Public Comment Process
General Assistance Program (GAP)
- GAP Online User Guides and Guidelines
- GAP Guidance Evaluation Consultation
- User Guides for GAP Online 3.0 (GO3)
- Zero Waste Events: Tribal PerspectivesExit
Hear from Pala Band, La Jolla, Los Coyotes, and Santa Ynez Chumash Tribes about how they developed and implemented Zero Waste events for their communities. They'll share their experiences, barriers, and successes through a Tribal perspective. This webinar is sponsored by the Region 9 RTOC Solid Waste Workgroup.
ETEPs and TEPs
- Example Tribal Environmental Plans (TEPs)
- EPA Tribal Environmental Plan Development - Simplified Workflow (see below)
Sample Work Plan Component and Commitment: Travel (see below)You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
EPA and Tribal Co-Chair Letter: 2021-2023 RTOC Nominations Announcment (PDF)(1 pg, 222 K,
November 20, 2020)
Letter from EPA and Tribal Co-Chairs announcing EPA Pacific Southwest (Region 9) Regional Tribal Operations Committee (RTOC) is soliciting nominations for representatives to serve on the Committee for the October 2021 to September 2023 term.
EPA Region 9 Tribal Representative Nomination Form (PDF)(2 pp, 203 K,
EPA Region 9 Tribal Representative Nomination Form for the Regional Tribal Operations Committee (RTOC).
EPA Region 9 RTOC Tribal Representative Handbook (PDF)(282 pp, 12 MB,
This binder of information has been compiled by Regional Tribal Operation Committee Representatives (RTOC) to assist incoming RTOC Representatives. We hope that this will help you understand how the RTOC Body works and what guides it as well as answer any questions you may have.
Wildfire Preparedness and Response: Available Resources and Tools (PDF)(27 pp, 5 MB,
Presentation from Summer 2019 Region 9 RTOC on wildfire preparedness, response, resources and tools.
Federal Regional Council (FRC) Directory of Tribal Interest Work (PDF)(25 pp, 495 K,
This report was created by the FRC Tribal Affairs Committee to capture all the services, resources, and opportunities that are being offered by FRC members to Native American Communities.
Budget Review of Applications Grants Workgroup Presentation - Summer RTOC 2016 (PDF)(11 pp, 205 K,
Information about EPA Grants and allowability relating to grantee leasing of office space and use of GSA vehicles.
Sample Work Plan Component and Commitment: Travel (PDF)(1 pg, 125 K,
Travel and training: sample work plan and component and commitment #5 and #5.1
Charging Gap for Office Space (PDF)(5 pp, 396 K,
Region 9 Grants Workgroup: Can a Tribe charge rent to a GAP Grant?
Region 9 Tribal Travel Program Guidelines (PDF)(2 pp, 109 K,
Guidelines for the EPA Pacific Southwest, Region 9 Tribal Travel Program
EPA Tribal Environmental Plan Development - Simplified Workflow (PDF)(2 pp, 104 K,
Presentation for the Region 9 RTOC Winter Meeting 2016