Santa Fe to Participate in National Stormwater Pilot Project

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Santa Fe, NM – On Thursday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), New Mexico Environment 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, mross@santafenm.gov.

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