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$470,000 Awarded to Prevent Air Pollution in New Mexico

Release Date: 09/30/2010
Contact Information: Contact Dave Bary or Joe Hubbard at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(DALLAS – Sept. 30, 2010) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded $470,000 to the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED). The funds will be used by NMED to administer the State’s Air Pollution and Abatement program which aims to prevent, reduce, and eliminate air pollution. The funds will also administer the State’s air permitting, air planning, environmental compliance programs and ambient monitoring activities.

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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