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EPA Awards Over $100,000 to the Pueblo of Isleta

Release Date: 12/14/2007
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Tressa Tillman at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(Dallas, Texas – December 14, 2007) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $110,000 to the Pueblo of Isleta General Assistance Program. The tribe will use the funds to develop and manage environmental programs and to protect and improve the environment and public health of the tribal community. The tribe will also conduct outreach on environmental issues, train staff and develop a dredge and fill program.

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/audio.htm#audio121407_isleta


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