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02/06/2014Publicly Available Tool Reports On Different Types of Pollution
12/11/2013Urban Waters Federal Partnership Launches Projects
in the Middle Rio Grande
12/11/2013EPA Adds Cibola County, NM, Mine to National Priorities List of Superfund Sites; Nine hazardous waste sites added, eight proposed nationally
12/10/2013Urban Waters Middle Rio Grande Kick-Off Activities
09/11/2013New Mexico Group Receives 2013 Environmental Justice Small Grant
08/21/2013Pueblo of Laguna Resident Receives National Community Involvement Award
07/23/2013EPA Awards $350,000 to New Mexico to Clean-Up and Revitalize Contaminated Brownfields Sites
07/17/2013U.S. EPA Announces More Than $880,000 Available in Border Environmental Funding; Several workshops for grant applicants to be held in US and Mexico
05/14/2013Middle Rio Grande Urban Waters Federal Partnership
05/10/2013Federal Agencies Expand Urban Waterway Revitalization Efforts in Communities Across the Nation
04/16/2013MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA, USDA and State Partners to Discuss Priority Water Pollution Reduction Issues April 18 and 19 in Louisville, Kentucky
04/15/2013EPA Awards NASA White Sands Test Facility for Highest Performance in Federal Green Challenge
04/12/2013MEDIA ALERT: EPA, Navajo Nation convene fifth annual stakeholder workshop to address uranium contamination
01/24/2013EPA Details Results of $100M Federal Effort to Clean up Navajo Uranium Contamination
12/20/2012EPA Updates Rule for Pathogens in Drinking Water, Sets Limit for E. Coli
12/04/2012U.S. EPA, Navajo Nation Celebrate First Superfund Job Training Graduating Class
11/26/2012EPA Recommends New Recreational Water Quality Criteria to Better Protect Public Health
11/16/2012EPA Partners with Universities to Reduce Food Waste
11/02/2012EPA Completes Cleanup System for Soil, Water Contamination in Grants, NM
10/11/2012EPA Awards $30 Million for Clean Diesel Projects
10/10/2012EPA Awards $1.2 Million to Improve Indoor Air Quality
10/09/2012SmartWay Honors Freight Industry Leaders for Supply Chain Efficiency
10/04/2012WaterSense Partners of the Year Help Americans Save Water, Money on Utility Bills
09/18/2012EPA begins three Navajo uranium mine cleanups in September
09/17/2012EPA Awards $110,000 to the Mescalero Apache Tribe to Support Its Water Quality Program
09/12/2012EPA Awards Over $600,000 to the State of New Mexico to Ensure Safe Drinking Water Supply
09/06/2012EPA Awards $15 Million to Assist U.S. Small Drinking Water and Wastewater Systems
08/23/2012Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Opens Water Treatment Facility in Las Cruces
08/08/2012US, Mexico Sign Agreement Addressing High Priority Border Environmental Issues
08/03/2012EPA Awards $150,000 to Environmental Education Association of New Mexico to Improve Collaboration
07/18/2012EPA Awards Over $300,000 to the State of New Mexico to Prevent Air Pollution
07/12/2012EPA Awards Over $175,000 to the New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department to Operate its Underground Injection Control Program
05/30/201218 U.S. Teachers Receive Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators
05/22/2012EPA Awards $2 Million to Small Businesses
05/09/2012Encouraging Student Involvement in Environmental Science Through a $25,000 EPA Environmental Education Grant
03/16/2012EPA Awards Santa Fe Community College $300,000 for Environmental Job Training Program
03/13/2012EPA Adds Nine Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List, Proposing an Additional 10 Sites
03/13/2012EPA Proposes to Add Cibola County Mine
to National Priorities List of Superfund Sites - Nine hazardous waste sites added, 10 proposed
02/16/2012EPA Issues Permit for Stormwater Discharges from Construction Sites/New permit includes more protections for waterways, shaped by important public and stakeholder feedback
01/25/2012EPA Orders Albuquerque Racetrack to Stop Discharges to Protect Rio Grande
12/08/2011EPA Region 6 Enforcement and Compliance Results for 2011
12/01/2011EPA Recognizes Communities for Smart Growth Achievements / Smart growth policies protect health and the environment, strengthen local economies
11/07/2011EPA, Navajo Nation convene fourth annual summit to address uranium contamination
11/01/2011EPA Awards Universities Grants to Help Design Sustainable Technologies - College students to design projects to help environment and economy
10/24/2011EPA Celebrates Children’s Health Month and National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week
10/20/2011EPA approves Ute Mountain Ute Tribe's Water Quality Standards
09/29/2011EPA announces plan to clean up largest abandoned uranium mine on the Navajo Nation
09/20/2011EPA Recognizes 52 Organizations for Environmental Stewardship
09/19/2011EPA Recognizes Supermarkets for Environmental Achievement
09/15/2011EPA Region 6 Updates Its National Priorities List of Superfund Sites - Two Sites Added and One Proposed
09/15/2011EPA Proposes to Approve Albuquerque Clean Air Plan
08/01/2011EPA enters into agreement with Chevron to investigate soil contamination at uranium mine on the Navajo Reservation
07/22/2011EPA Seeking Nominations for Awards that Recognize Outstanding Clean Air Programs
07/20/2011Santa Fe Community College to receive $300,000 for EPA job training
06/01/2011Rio Rancho Receives $286,000 for Green Infrastructure
05/23/2011EPA Asks New Mexico Residents to Fight #1 Cancer in U.S. with “Don’t Fry Day” (Friday, May 27)
05/20/2011EPA Awards over $100,000 to Pueblo of Taos
04/22/2011New Mexico Works to Fight Climate Change in Fisheries
04/19/2011EPA Seeks Applicants for Environmental Justice Green Jobs Development Pilot Projects
04/15/2011EPA Solicits Public Comment on Permit to Reduce Stormwater Discharges from Construction Sites
03/24/2011EPA Releases U.S. - Mexico Border Environmental and Health Report / Agencies work to address risks to people’s health and the environment in border communities
03/08/2011EPA Updates Its National Priorities List of Superfund Sites – One Proposed in New Mexico
03/08/2011EPA Adds 10 Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List / Fifteen additional sites proposed to be included on the NPL
02/28/2011EPA Seeks Applicants for Environmental Justice Grants to Address Local Health and Environmental Issues
02/25/2011EPA Orders Dona Ana County and Las Cruces to Clean Drinking Water Aquifer
02/22/2011EPA Awards Over $145,000 to Monitor Air in New Mexico
02/11/2011EPA's New Proposal for Four Corners Power Plant Cuts More NOx Emissions, Protects Health, Saves Jobs
12/21/2010EPA Proposes Two Major Actions to Improve New Mexico's Environment
12/06/2010EPA Region 6 Compliance and Enforcement Results for 2010
11/23/2010EPA Fines Western Refining Southwest, Inc. for
Illegally Disposing Hazardous Waste and Improper Sampling
10/20/2010Tribal conference brings environmental leaders to San Francisco
10/12/2010EPA Awards $470,000 to Establish Environmental Protection Programs in Tribal lands in Oklahoma and New Mexico
10/07/2010EPA WaterSense Award Presented to Local Utility
10/06/2010EPA proposes pollution controls for nation’s largest source of NOx: Four Corners Power Plant
10/05/2010EPA Awards over $145,000 to Protect Drinking Water in New Mexico
10/05/2010EPA Awards $150,000 to The Eight Northern Indian Pueblo Council to Clean Brownfields Properties
10/01/2010EPA Awards $450,000 RCRA Grant to New Mexico
09/30/2010$470,000 Awarded to Prevent Air Pollution in New Mexico
09/29/2010EPA Awards $110,000 to the Pueblo of Cochiti
09/27/2010EPA Awards $262,000 to New Mexico to Administer Water Quality Program
09/23/2010EPA Awards Over $200,000 to the City of Albuquerque
09/21/2010EPA Awards $120,000 to the Pueblo of San Ildefonso
09/20/2010EPA Awards Over $100,000 to the Eight Northern Indian Pueblo Council
09/17/2010EPA Awards $127,000 to the Pueblo of Laguna
09/16/2010EPA Awards Over $227,000 to New Mexico to Protect Residents from Radon Gas
09/13/2010U.S. EPA settlements require investigation of uranium
contamination on Southwestern tribal lands
09/07/2010Houston, Texas, and Albuquerque, New Mexico Receive $923,000 to Reduce Greenhouse Gases
07/30/2010EPA to Hold Public Meeting on Air Regulations for the Oil and Gas Industry
06/22/2010EPA Awards over $49,000 for Green Jobs for New Mexico High School Students
05/05/2010EPA Awards Over $100,000 to New Mexico for Water Quality Management Activities
05/05/2010EPA Awards Over $380,000 to Map and Classify Wetlands in New Mexico
04/08/2010EPA Awards Over $32,000 to the Jicarilla Apache Tribe to Perform Radon Testing
04/06/2010New Mexico Small Business Receives $70,000 from EPA to Develop Technology to Monitor Groundwater
03/11/2010EPA Awards over $700,000 to the Pueblo of San Ildefonso
02/16/2010EPA Awards $225,000 to the Red River Restoration Group
01/27/2010EPA Awards Over $1.7 Million to the New Mexico Environment Department
01/25/2010Lake Travis ISD Makes List of Top Green Power Purchasers
01/15/2010Raymond G. Murphy Veterans Medical Center Partners with EPA to Reduce Pollution
01/13/2010EPA Awards Over $30,000 to the Natural Resource Conservation Service
12/01/2009EPA Awards $147,000 to the Eight Northern Indian Pueblo Council