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EPA Awards $450,000 to the New Mexico Environment Department

Release Date: 09/02/2009
Contact Information: Dave Bary at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(Dallas, Texas – September 2, 2009) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $450,000 to the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED). These funds will be used by NMED to support the permitting, enforcement, and program management of hazardous waste activities. NMED will also use the funds to conduct facility inspections, oversee corrective action and the closure of hazardous waste facilities.

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 for 30 days at http://www.epa.gov/region6/6xa/podcast/sep2009.html

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