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EPA awards over $100,000 to the Pueblo of Picuris to cleanup and restore mica mining operation

Release Date: 05/10/2007
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Tressa Tillman at 214-665-2200 or

(Dallas, Texas – May 10, 2007) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently awarded $140,137 to the Pueblo of Picuris for a Brownfields revitalization project. The Pueblo will use this assistance agreement to clean up and ecologically restore a mica mining operation. As a result, the Pueblo will be able to reestablish its traditional mica clay pottery industry.

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