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TIME CHANGE: EPA, NMED, and City of Santa Fe to Celebrate New Toolkit to Manage Stormwater Pollution

Contact Information: 
Joe Hubbard or Jennah Durant at 214-665-2200 or

DALLAS – (Jan. 5, 2017) Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), New Mexico Environmental Department and the city of Santa Fe will acknowledge $150,000 in federal assistance to develop a localized, technical assistance toolkit for managing the environmental effects of stormwater. The toolkit is part of a national pilot program to help communities plan long-term and actionable strategies for managing stormwater pollution. Santa Fe is one of only five cities nationwide to be chosen for this assistance.

The event will take place on Today, Thursday, Jan. 5, from 1:15 – 2:15 p.m., at the Santa Fe Convention Center, 201 W. Marcy St. Santa Fe, N.M. 87501.

WHO:   Ron Curry, Regional Administrator, USEPA, Region 6

                   Butch Tongate, Secretary, New Mexico Environmental Department

                   Javier Gonzales, Mayor, Santa Fe

WHEN:  Thursday, January 5

                    1:15 – 2:15 p.m. 

WHERE:  Santa Fe Convention Center

     O’Keefe Room

     201 W. Marcy St.

     Santa Fe, N.M. 87501

Credentialed media members who would like to attend this event should email

For more information on EPA’s toolkit please visit: /npdes/stormwater-planning

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