The purpose of this Code is to set forth the administrative procedures, regulations, standards and protocols to assure the highest quality of environmental, public, and personal health and safety on the Umatilla Indian Reservation.
If you believe you have been denied the benefits of, excluded from participation in, or subject to discrimination on the grounds of race, color, or national origin by a recipient of FTA funding you may file an administrative complaint with the FTA Office of Civil Rights.
The Hazard Mitigation Plan is a document that identify hazards that have occured on the reservation or have a high likelihood of occuring on the reservation. There is then a risk assessment and list of projects identified to help mitigate for those hazards. Hazards could include everything from winds, firestorms, blizzards, to tornadoes and earthquakes. This list is then prioritized in to apply for grants to complete those projects that reduce our vulnerability for those hazards.
The general purpose of this Code is to protect the physical character of the reservation; to insure, conserve and enhance vegetation, soils, air, water, fish, wildlife and other natural and cultural resources of the Reservation.