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News Brief: EPA awards $100,000 to New Mexico Environment Department for water management

Release Date: 01/25/2007
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Tressa Tillman at 214-665-2200 or

(Dallas, Texas – January 25, 2007) The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $100,000 to the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) for watershed management in the Canadian, Pecos and Rio Grande Basins. Under the federal Clean Water Act, states are required to report the condition of their waters to EPA every two years. NMED will use the funds to assess water quality, conduct planning and management activities, and enhance their reporting capacity.

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