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EPA Awards $127,000 to the Pueblo of Laguna

Release Date: 09/17/2010
Contact Information: Dave Bary at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(Dallas, Texas – September 17, 2010) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $127,000 to the Pueblo of Laguna in New Mexico. The funds will be used by the Pueblo to develop the capacity to establish a core program for environmental protection. Specific activities include developing environmental and administrative infrastructure, providing environmental oversight, and developing Geographic Information System/Global Positioning System (GIS/GPS) capabilities. The funds will also be used for outreach activities and to address solid and hazardous waste issues.

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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