Environmental Protection Department
16604 243rd Ave.
P.O. Box 590
Eagle Butte, SD 57625
Office Phone: (605) 964-6558
Office Fax: (605) 964-1072
Mission: To protect human health, the environment, and our natural resources.
Vision: Develop the framework necessary to achieve an overall redevelopment strategy that will ensure the Tribe's environment and natural resources are protected for current and future use.
Services: Currently, the DENR consists of four programs: General Assistance Program (GAP), 106 Water Quality Program, Brownfields Tribal Response Program (TRP), and Pesticide Circut Rider Program. These programs allow us to develop and draft codes, monitor water quality, clean up hazardous sites, and inspect pesticide use or misuse on the reservation.
General Assistance Program (GAP):
David D. Nelson, Director Lakota S. Nordvold, Executive Assistant
106 Water Quality Program:
Carlyle Ducheneaux, Director Misty Hebb, Natural Resources Specialist
Brandee Jewett, Natural Resource Specialist Lonny White Eyes, Natural Resources Specialist
Brownfields Tribal Response Program (TRP):
Robert Smith, Coordinator
Pesticide Circuit Rider Program:
Kelsy Knight, Outreach Specialist Delbert Longbrake, Circuit Rider
Jayme Mestes, Circuit Rider