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EPA Awards Over $100,000 to the Pueblo of Acoma to Support Water Pollution Control Program

Release Date: 12/11/2007
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Tressa Tillman at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(Dallas, Texas – December 11, 2007) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $107,244 to the Pueblo of Acoma to provide continued support for the tribe's water pollution control program. The tribe will use the funds to compile sampling data of surface water quality on tribal lands. The tribe will use this data in its watershed management program to assess water quality standards.

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#audio121007_acoma

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