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EPA Awards Over $227,000 to New Mexico to Protect Residents from Radon Gas

Release Date: 09/16/2010
Contact Information: Dave Bary at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(Dallas, Texas – September 16, 2010) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $227,120 to the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED). The funds will be used to protect residents of New Mexico, particularly school-age children, from harmful exposures to radon gas and other indoor air pollutants that may cause cancer.

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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