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EPA Awards Over $1.7 Million to the New Mexico Environment Department

Release Date: 01/27/2010
Contact Information: Dave Bary at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(Dallas, Texas – January 27, 2010) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $1,750,102 to the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED). The funds will be used by NMED to support the Clean Water Action Plan in Priority 1 watersheds in the State of New Mexico. Activities will include education and outreach, water quality monitoring, best management practices for surface and ground water activities as well as the preparation of reports describing the success of Non Point Source monitoring and management practices.

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/jan2010.html

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