New Mexico receives more than $350K for water protection programs

DALLAS, TX, Aug. 20, 2009 -- The EPA has awarded $370,950 in Clean Water Act, Section 106 funding to the New Mexico Environment Department to administer the State's base water quality and ground water programs...

DALLAS, TX, Aug. 20, 2009 -- The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $370,950 in Clean Water Act, Section 106 funding to the New Mexico Environment Department to administer the State's base water quality and ground water programs. Activities for both programs will prevent, reduce, and eliminate water pollution by maintaining adequate monitoring programs, setting and revising water quality standards, developing Total Maximum Daily Loads, and meeting surface and ground water program compliance and enforcement requirements.

Additional information on EPA's Water Program: http://www.epa.gov/region6/water/index.htm
More about activities in EPA Region 6: http://www.epa.gov/region6
EPA audio file is available for 30 days at http://www.epa.gov/region6/6xa/podcast/aug2009.html

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