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EPA Awards $110,000 to the Pueblo of Cochiti

Release Date: 09/29/2010
Contact Information: Dave Bary orJoe Hubbard at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(DALLAS – September 29, 2010) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $110,000 to the Pueblo of Cochiti in New Mexico. The funds will be used by the Pueblo to develop the capacity to establish a core program for environmental protection. Specific activities include providing an environmental office, solid waste cleanup, community outreach and oversight of drinking water systems.

Additional information on EPA grants: http://www.epa.gov/region6/gandf/index.htm

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

EPA audio file is available at: http://www.epa.gov/region6/6xa/podcast/sep2010.html


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