and Registration
United States
Environmental Protection
   Rocky Mountain Regional
   Hazardous Substance Research Center

The workshop will unite  tribal members  and
representatives and government officials to examine
technical and policy issues related to historic, current,
and future mining impacts on Native American lands.
The workshop goals are to educate individuals involved
with mining  issues affecting reservation and other
Native American lands in the U.S., to identify current
approaches to these issues, and to provide a compre-
hensive annotation of those issues,  which include
mining and mine waste impacts, support mechanisms,
cleanup processes, and other key areas of mining and
    Tribal leaders
    Tribal environmental natural resource managers
    and staff
    Tribal attorneys and consultants
    Native American grassroots environmental
    Environmental and natural resource
    Local communities
    Federal, regional, state and local agencies
    Tribal health professionals
    Interested parties involved in mining, manage-
    ment, land use, and cleanup of Native American
    lands and resources impacted by mining.

•  Sacred Lands and Cultural Impacts
•  Reclamation Practices and Consequences
•  Bonding and Insurance Issues
•  Legacy Mine Waste
•  Current Mine Closure
•  Current and Proposed Mining Activity
•  Siting of Mines
•  Air/Water/Soil Issues
•  Legal and Policy Issues
•  Human Health and Environmental Effects
 •   Analysis of the 1872 Mining Law
 •   Environmental Justice Issues
 •   Trust Responsibilities by Federal Agencies
 •   Ecosystem Impacts
 •   Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessment
 •   Community Outreach/Involvement
 •   The Future of Environmental Protection Regard-
    ing Mining in the U.S.
 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
     •   Office of Research and Development, National
        Risk Management Research Laboratory
     •   Office of Solid Waste and Emergency
     •   Regional Offices
 Montana Tech & MSE-Techhology Applications, Inc.
 University of Nevada, Reno
 Great Basin Mine Watch
 Laguna Acoma Coalition for a Safe Environment
 Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe
 Gros Ventre and Assiniboine Tribes, Fort Belknap
     Indian Community
 Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe
 National Tribal Environmental Council
  Mineral Policy Center
  Natives Impacted by Mining (NIBM)


The workshop will be held at the following location:

                 Atlantis Hotel
            3800 South Virginia Street
                Reno, NV 89502
             Phone: (800) 723-6500,
                or (775)  825-4700

 We have reserved a limited number of rooms at the
 hotel Please reference the EPA Workshop on Mining
 Impacts to receive the special rate. Reservations are
 on a space-available basis and must be made by
 August 16, 2003. The workshop rate is $55 plus 12%
 tax per night.
  A preliminary  agenda will be available on EPA's
  website in July 2003. Visit EPA's website for more
  For additional registration or logistical information,
  contact or

  For technical inquiries, please contact:
  Norma Lewis
   26 West Martin L. King Dr.
   Cincinnati, OH 45268

Register online at:
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This is the easiest way to register and receive quick
confirmation. The confirmation letter will  contain
additional important travel and logistical details.
Or you may mail or fax the following information to:
                   Alina Martin
        11251 Roger Bacon Drive, MS R-4-3
                 Reston,VA 20190
                Fax: (703) 736-0826
         There is no registration fee.


   It is EPA's policy to make reasonable accommodation to
   persons with disabilities wishing to participate in the
   Agency's programs, pursuant to the Rehabilitation Act of
   1973 29USC  791 Any request for accommodation should
   be made to'Alina Martin, SAIC, at by
   Friday, August 8,2003, so that EPA will have sufficient time
   to process the request.

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Environmental Protection Agency
National Risk Management
Research Laboratory, G-72
Cincinnati, OH 45268

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