Introduction to the Oklahoma Workshop
This workshop was designed for tribal programs addressing nonpoint source (NPS) issues under Clean Water Act Section 319 and for those currently seeking eligibility under Section 319. EPA's objective for the workshop series is to assist tribes in gaining funding to pursue NPS projects and to integrate these projects into an overall watershed-based planning framework.
The workshop covered the basics of the Section 319 grant program, including applying for Treatment as a State (TAS), writing the assessment report and management program plan, and meeting eligibility requirements. There was a focus on developing watershed-based plans to address NPS pollution problems and to achieve on-the-ground water quality improvements.
The workshop included