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About the Program

The Tribal Response Program (also known as the Brownfields Program) is an enforcement program whose primary purpose is to provide the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe with enforcement authorities to ensure that hazardous sites (including brownfield sites) are assessed and cleaned-up in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations (see CERCLA Section 128(a)(2)(B)).

Current funding for the program is provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). At the discretion of the EPA, the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe can also spend a limited amount of funding to conduct assessments and cleanups at brownfield sites.

If you would like to report a site that you believe or know to be contaminated, please fill out Form 105 and the Tribal Response Coordinator will launch an investigation.

In Brownfield News

December 13th, 2022: After lead and asbestos abatement, there was found more asbestos in the building more than anticipated. Please stay out of the building until further notice.


July 1st, 2022:  The Lead-Based Paint and Soil Assessment Report for the Rock and White Building have been published. Please click on the Public Record tab for more information

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Natural Resources Department Annual Newsletter

The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe's Natural Resources Department's annual newsletter is now available! Please click the following buttons to read our newsletter.

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