Overall Goal: The goal of the Division of Environmental Health (DEH) is to identify and alleviate any environmental hazards that may harm the health of the Ho-Chunk Tribal Members.
The Ho-Chunk Nation Division of Environmental Health is a comprehensive program which works to identify environmental hazards which affect the health of tribal members and the general public served by Ho-Chunk Nation Enterprises.
Programs and initiatives are directed toward assessing environmental conditions, remediating existing hazards, and preventing environmental problems.
Key Tasks: The following environmental areas are addressed by the program: Water Quality, Solid Waste Management, Wastewater Management, Food Sanitation, Vector Control, Air Pollution, Institutional Environmental Health,
Code Compliance in Facilities, Community Injury Prevention, Underground Storage Tanks, Environmental Assessment, Emergency Preparedness, Surface Water Monitoring, Wetlands Delineation, and Construction Projects.