Individual tribal and organizational offices can be contacted for information on environmental quality and other subjects mentioned throughout this guide, related programs and organizations, and contacts for further information.
Cumberland County Association for Indian People (102 Indian Dr., Fayetteville, NC 28301; 919/483-8442)
Eastern Band of the Cherokee (P.O. Box 455, Cherokee, NC 28719; 704/497-2771)
Guilford Native American Association (P.O. Box 5623, Greensboro, NC 27403; 919/273-8686)
Haliwa-Saponi Tribe (P.O. Box 99, Hollister, NC 27844; 919/586-4017)
Lumbee Regional Development Association (P.O. Box 68, Pembroke, NC 28372; 919/521-8602)
Meherrin Indian Tribe (P.O. Box 508, Winton, NC 27986; 919/358-4375)
Metrolina Native American Association (2601-A East 7th St., Charlotte, NC 28204; 704/331-4818)
Waccamaw Siouan Development Association (P.O. Box 221, Bolton, NC 28423; 919/655-8778)
Tribal Environmental Office (P.O. Box 455, Cherokee 28719; 704/497-2771): Serves the Eastern Band of the Cherokee. Works parallel with the Tribal Planning Office. Responsible for developing an Overall Tribal Environmental Plan consistent with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Indian Policy. Coordinates with other Tribal programs in promoting cost-effective and environmentally sound economic, community, and social development. Also coordinates with federal agencies and departments relative to development projects on Reservation lands. Conducts environmental assessments. Established in October 1992.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Indian Health Service - Environmental Health Program (Cherokee Hospital, Cherokee 28719; 704/497-9163): Serves the Eastern Band of the Cherokee. Inspects water and sewer systems and sanitation of residences, restaurants, and other buildings and facilities. Conducts environmental assessments of homes which can include testing for lead hazards and water contamination. Works on issues of occupational hazards. Operates in conjunction with adjoining counties.
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