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PostPosted: Thu May 18, 2017 3:28 pm 
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $213,511 to the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) for their hazardous waste programs.

“The people of New Mexico know and cherish their land," said Administrator Pruitt. "This grant helps the state run important programs to safely manage hazards while protecting their environment."

“Managing solid and hazardous waste properly prevents contamination and costly cleanups,” said Acting Regional Administrator Sam Coleman. “EPA’s state partners like NMED play an important role in keeping our land, water and air safe.”

The grant provides funding under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), which regulates solid and hazardous waste. The money will support NMED’s RCRA program activities, including enforcement, hazardous waste inspections of facilities, corrective action, granting permits, state authorization, and program management.

RCRA is the federal law that establishes the framework for proper management of solid and hazardous waste. RCRA regulations protect communities by ensuring safe management and cleanup of solid and hazardous waste and encouraging reduction of pollution sources
For more about EPA grants: https://www.epa.gov/grants

For more about EPA’s work in New Mexico: https://www.epa.gov/nm

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Contact: Joe Hubbard or Jennah Durant at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov


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Hapkido Class
Tai Chi Chuan
New Hope Al-Anon Family Group
Laughter Yoga at 1 p.m. at the Lotus Center
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Arte Chicano de San Vicente @ SC Museum
Silver City Rotary Club Meeting
Hapkido Class
Tai Chi at Lotus Center
Wine & The Word @The Toad Brewery
Four Shillings Short
Our Paws' Cause Thrift Store
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Arte Chicano de San Vicente @ SC Museum
Hapkido Class
Insight Buddhist Meditation
Tai Chi Chuan
Gin Rummy
Wednesday Evening Al-Anon Family Group Meeting
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Arte Chicano de San Vicente @ SC Museum
Our Paws' Cause Thrift Store
Volunteer at The Bike Works 3-7pm
Tai Chi at Lotus Center
Blooming Lotus Meditation
Pet Central Thrift Store
Our Paws' Cause Thrift Store
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Arte Chicano de San Vicente @ SC Museum
Qi Gung for Health at the Lotus Center
Fiber Arts Collective's Holiday Fiber Art Sale
Holiday Fiber Art Sale
Women's Al-Anon Meeting: Women Embracing Recovery
Pet Central Thrift Store
Hapkido Class
Community Bike Ride @ The Bike Works
Our PAws' Cause Thrift Store
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Arte Chicano de San Vicente @ SC Museum
Tai Chi Chuan
Fiber Arts Collective's Holiday Fiber Art Sale
Shop Small Saturday
Lighted Christmas Parade
Ecstatic Dance
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Arte Chicano de San Vicente @ SC Museum
New Hope Al-Anon Family Group










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