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EPA awards New Mexico Environment Department more than $330,000 to implement Air Pollution Prevention Program

Release Date: 08/17/2009
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Anthony Suttice at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(Dallas, Texas –August 17, 2009) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the New Mexico Environment Department $335,597 to implement an Air Pollution Prevention and Abatement Program in 2010. Activities for this program will include air permitting and planning. Environmental compliance activities such as enforcement, surveillance, and ambient monitoring will also be incorporated into the program.


Additional information on EPA’s Air Program: http://www.epa.gov/ebtpages/air.html

More about activities in EPA Region 6: http://www.epa.gov/region6

EPA audio file is available for 30 days at http://www.epa.gov/region6/6xa/podcast/aug2009.html


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