Contact Us

Newsroom

News Releases from Region 6

 

EPA Awards Santa Fe Community College $300,000 for Environmental Job Training Program

Release Date: 03/16/2012
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Jennah Durant at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(DALLAS – March 16, 2012) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $300,000 to Santa Fe Community College to provide funding for its Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Program. The funds will be used to recruit, train and place unemployed or underemployed residents throughout the Santa Fe, New Mexico, region in environmental careers. Those selected to participate in the program will be trained and develop skills needed to safely conduct cleanup work at solid and hazardous waste contaminated sites.

Additional Information on EPA grants: http://www.epa.gov/region6/gandf/index.htm

More about activities in EPA Region 6: http://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/region6.html

EPA audio file is available at http://www.epa.gov/region6/6xa/podcast/mar2012.html


# # #