EPA awards over $1.7M to New Mexico Environment Department

DALLAS, TX, Jan. 27, 2010 -- EPA has awarded $1,750,102 to the New Mexico Environment Department to support the Clean Water Action Plan in Priority 1 watersheds in the State of New Mexico...

DALLAS, TX, Jan. 27, 2010 -- The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $1,750,102 to the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED). The funds will be used by NMED to support the Clean Water Action Plan in Priority 1 watersheds in the State of New Mexico. Activities will include education and outreach, water quality monitoring, best management practices for surface and ground water activities as well as the preparation of reports describing the success of Non Point Source monitoring and management practices.

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/jan2010.html

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