Environmental Compliance and Management
Mission Statement: Protection of the environment and human health on the Swinomish Reservation through management and regulation of uses and activities. Programs include: protection of indoor and outdoor air quality, management and clean-up of solid and hazardous waste, planning for hazardous incident response, control of invasive species, regulation of impacts on shorelines, sensitive areas and other natural resources, environmental ordinance and policy development and environmental review.
Swinomish Environmental Compliance & Management works to satisfy many goals of the Swinomish Tribal Community. The following programs work on one or several of these goals.
- Noxious Weed Control Program - Learn More
- Waste Management Program
- Emergency Response
- Brownsfields - Learn More
- Shoreline Management
- Compliance assistance with federal environmental laws
Environmental Compliance & Management Policy
Development and enforcement of Tribal environmental ordinances and issuance of environmental permits.
Coordination of development of energy and climate change mitigation strategy.