NAFTA Committee – New Mexico woman named to federal advisory committee

Santa Fe, New Mexico (AP) September 2010

A New Mexico Environment Department official has been named to a federal advisory committee on implementing an environmental cooperation pact to the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Karen Gallegos, who is director of the Environment Department’s water and wastewater infrastructure development division, will serve a two-year term.

The committee – also known as the NAFTA Environment Side Accord – provides advice, information and recommendations to the administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

The 12-member committee includes representatives from state, local and tribal governments.



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