Pit River Tribe Environmental Office Source Water Assessment
Request for Proposal
Posted: March 10th 2015

Company Background The Pit River Tribe (PRT), is a federally recognized Tribe; the PRT boundaries are the lines that connect the four corners of ancestral lands; Mt. Shasta, Mt. Lassen, Goose Lake, and Eagle Lake. The ancestral lands and “Lands in Trust” are referred to as the “Hundred Mile Square” by the United States Department of Interior Lands Claims Commission under Docket 347.


Project Description
Purpose and Goals: The purpose of this Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) grant application is to enhance tribal capacity for protecting sources of potable water for future generations. Delineation of source water areas on Pit River Tribal Trust Lands at Montgomery Creek Rancheria will allow tribal members to better protect their water resources through identification, assessment, and public education. The Pit River Tribe (Tribe, has made it a high priority to understand and protect all natural resources of tribal lands, and receiving a source water assessment program (SWAP) grant will aid the Tribe to maintain clean drinking water for the health of all members.

MEDIA ADVISORY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 2, 2015

530-335-5421 ext. 1205

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www.protectmedicinelake.org

 

 

Indigenous Nations Rally to Protect

Medicine Lake from Geothermal Desecration

Federal Appeals Court Hearing March 12 in San Francisco, CA

 

Ceremonial sunrise gathering, march, rally, and press conference

Immediately following hearing on courthouse steps.  

 

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- On Thursday, March 12, 2015 a federal appeals court will hear arguments in a legal battle to protect the sacred Medicine Lake Highlands from threats of geothermal desecration. The Medicine Lake Highlands are held sacred by Pit River, Wintu, Karuk, Shasta and Modoc nations.

 

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NOTICE OPEN UNTIL FILLED

The Pit River Tribal Council is seeking 5 board members to sit on the Pit River, LLC, board of directors.  Applications Open Until Filled.  Please return applications and documents to the Pit River Tribal office. 

 

Rights and Duties of the Board of Directors

 

Each board member shall participate in the direction, management, and control of the business of the company to the best of his/her ability.  Each board member shall be responsible for discharging his/her duties in good faith and in a manner that the board  member believes to be in the best interests of the company.  Board  members need not reside or live on Tribal land.  Board members who are not member of the Tribal Council must meet the following requirements:

 

  1. Be at least 25 years of age
  2. Either:
    1. Possess a bachelor’s degree in business or related field or
    2. Possess a high school diploma or a GED and have at least 5 years of  experience in business, finance,  business law, government contracting and Tribal government or commercial industry experience.

Have no felony convictions and submit to a background investigation with no results showing convictions involving tax evasion, tax fraud, embezzlement or moral turpitude.