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EPA Awards $110,000 to the Pueblo of Jemez to Develop Environmental Protection Program

Release Date: 12/06/2007
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Tressa Tillman at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(Dallas, Texas – December 6, 2007) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $110,000 to the Pueblo of Jemez to manage several specific environmental programs and establish a core program for environmental protection. The pueblo will use the funds to provide an environmental office and develop quality assurance documents, community outreach and education programs, and solid waste cleanup 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: http://www.epa.gov/region6/6xa/audio.htm#audio120607_jemez


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