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EPA Awards Over $50,000 to the Pueblo of Picuris
Release Date: 01/29/2008
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Tressa Tillman at 214-665-2200 or email@example.com
(Dallas, Texas – January 29, 2008) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $59,863 to the Pueblo of Picuris to assist the Pueblo with cleanup and ecological restoration of a mica mining operation. The funds will enable the Pueblo to re-establish its traditional mica clay pottery industry. These funds are awarded under EPA's Brownfields program which encourages redevelopment of America's estimated 450,000 abandoned and contaminated waste sites.
Additional information on EPA grants: https://www.epa.gov/region6/gandf/index.htm
More about activities in EPA Region 6: https://www.epa.gov/region6
EPA audio file is available at https://www.epa.gov/region6/6xa/audio.htm#audio012808_picuris