Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Powell Honored For Mesa del Sol.(Metropolitan)

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The Earth Day Coalition of New Mexico has honored state Land Commissioner Ray Powell with an environmental-achievement award for the Mesa del Sol development.

"Growth at Mesa del Sol is planned to have less of an impact on the region's air quality than other parts of the Albuquerque region," Powell said in a news release. "The master plan also applies innovative strategies for water conservation and re-use, which greatly exceed the city of Albuquerque's goals for conservation and consumption."

The 2000 Environmental Achievement in Business Award was presented to Powell last week during the State Fair. …

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