P.O. Box 590
Eagle Butte, SD 57625
Phone (605) 964-6558
Fax (605) 964-1072

David D. Nelson, Program Manager
Lee Hollow Horn,, Secretary
Todd Ward,, Environmental Technician
Pam Snyder,, In-House Contract Attorney

The General Assistance Program enables the Department to develop and draft codes, regulations and administrative procedures to protect the Tribal environment and natural resources, as well as operate various outreach activities in the communities located on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation. The GAP program is responsible for the overall supervision of the EPD's various programs.  The position is charged with analyzing and developing components of the comprehensive long range environmental goals and objectives of the Tribe and to coordinate all environmental activities that occur on the Reservation, evaluating current Tribal environmental programs to ensure that Tribal needs are being met and complying with Federal mandates, and continuing to increase the technical capabilities of the EPD staff and department's GIS mapping system to track environmental protection activities and data bases structure.

Related Internet Sites:

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe

Environmental Protection Agency

American Indian Environmental Office (EPA)

South Dakota Environmental and Natural Resources