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EPA Awards $120,000 to the Pueblo of San Ildefonso

Release Date: 09/21/2010
Contact Information: Dave Bary at r6press@epa.gov, or call 214-665-2200

(Dallas, Texas – September 21, 2010) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $120,000 to the Pueblo of San Ildefonso in New Mexico. The funds will be used by the Pueblo to develop and manage environmental programs to protect and improve the environment and public health of the Tribe. The projects include grant writing, attending environmentally related training and updating quality assurance documents. The funds will also be used to update solid waste management plans, utilize Geographic Information System/Global Positioning System (GIS/GPS) mapping, and community outreach.

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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