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January 4, 2017
PRESS CONFERENCE, THURSDAY JANUARY 5, 2017

EPA, NM Environment Department, and the City of Santa Fe

to Announce City’s Participation in National Stormwater Pilot Project

On Thursday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), New Mexico Environmental Department and the city of Santa Fe will hold a joint press conference to announce the city’s selection as one of five cities in the nation to receive $150,000 in federal funds to develop a toolkit for managing the environmental effects of stormwater. The toolkit is part of a national pilot program to help communities plan long-term strategies for managing stormwater pollution.

The press conference will take place on Thursday, Jan. 5, at 10 AM, at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center. O’Keefe Room, 201 W. Marcy St. Santa Fe, N.M. 87501.

 WHO:            Javier M. Gonzales, Mayor, City of Santa Fe

                       Butch Tongate, Secretary, New Mexico Environmental Department

                       Ron Curry, Regional Administrator, USEPA, Region 6

 WHEN:          Thursday, January 5th, 10 - 11 a.m. 

 WHERE:        Santa Fe Convention Center

O’Keefe Room

201 W. Marcy St.

Santa Fe, N.M. 87501.

Media attending are asked to RSVP to Matt Ross, [bot protected email address].

For more information on EPA’s toolkit please visit: https://www.epa.gov/npdes/stormwater-planning

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