EPA Awards Over $290,000 to the Pueblo of Acoma
Release Date: 10/14/2009
Contact Information: Dave Bary at 214-665-2200 or firstname.lastname@example.org
(Dallas, Texas – October 14, 2009) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $291,769 to the Pueblo of Acoma in New Mexico. The Pueblo will use the funds to provide continued support for their water pollution control program. Surface water sampling on Pueblo lands will continue for the purpose of compiling data which may show changes over time to determine if a more thorough watershed management program is needed to develop water quality standards. Data obtained after water sampling will determine whether water quality needs of the Pueblo are being met, note any changes in the quality or condition of the Pueblo’s water, and understand and define the function and health of water stream ecosystems.
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