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EPA Awards Over $90,000 to the Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo

Release Date: 11/09/2009
Contact Information: Dave Bary at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(Dallas, Texas – November 9, 2009) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $91,903 to the Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo of New Mexico to continue the Pueblo’s water pollution control program. The funds will be used for water sampling to assess surface water quality on the Pueblo’s reservation. Data analysis will also help detect any changes to the quality and the condition of the Pueblo's water, and assess the health of the stream ecosystem.

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/nov2009.html

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