EPA Award to Facilitate GIS Analysis and Modeling for Air Quality Management

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $110,022 to the Eight Northern Indian Pueblo Council in New Mexico. The funds will be used to support capacity building efforts for the Eight Northern Indian Pueblo Council staff increasing their knowledge and understanding of air quality management in Indian Country as well as provide assessments on two of their member tribes by conducting emissions inventories within each tribes jurisdictional boundaries. The Council is a consortium which will facilitate Geographic Information System (GIS) analysis and modeling training in order to better understand how air quality management can be used to support current and future emissions inventory development.

[Source: EPA news release]