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EPA Awards Over $200,000 to the New Mexico Department of Agriculture

Release Date: 11/17/2009
Contact Information: Dave Bary at 214-665-2200 or

(Dallas, Texas – November 17, 2009) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $225,263 to the New Mexico Department of Agriculture (NMDA). The funds will be used to administer a comprehensive State Pesticide Regulatory Program and maintain an effective pesticide enforcement program. NMDA will also use the funds to maintain effective worker protection standards, develop and implement a program to protect water resources from pesticide risks, and protect threatened or endangered species from pesticides.

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