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Safety & Environmental Compliance

What We Do

The mission of the Southern Ute Growth Fund Safety and Environmental Compliance Management Group (SECMG) is to ensure that all operations are conducted in a safe and environmentally conscientious manner and to achieve full compliance with existing safety and environmental laws, rules, regulations and performance standards.

SECMG helps SUIT Growth Fund businesses by:

  • Conducting periodic compliance audits of existing operations to ensure compliance with permit stipulations, conditions of approval and regulations.
  • Responding in a respectful, courteous and timely fashion to all Tribal members and public complaints regarding operations.
  • Establishing and maintaining a proactive approach in developing required safety and environmental permits, monitoring and incident reports, and other compliance-related documents.
  • Developing policies, guidelines and operating procedures to further define safety and environmental standards for Growth Fund enterprise operations and personnel.
  • Maintaining open and frequent communications with Tribal government and other regulatory agency personnel.
  • Monitoring federal and state rulemaking changes and ensuring compliance with revised regulations.
  • Researching and developing “Best Management Practices” and “Best Technology Currently Available” for implementation at operations.
  • Providing safety and environmental technical assistance, support and training to Growth Fund enterprise personnel.