Six UNM facilities – Domenici Center for Health Sciences Education, Office of the Medical Investigator (OMI), Pathology Department, Psychology Department, Student Union Building (SUB) and La Posada – were awarded annual re-certification through the Albuquerque Water Authority's Pollution Prevention Program. The voluntary program promotes reduction of pollutants released into the sewer collection system and discharged into the Rio Grande.

Front row (l. to r.): Ben Lawrence Begay, SUB & La Posada; David Brown, Pathology Department; Stan Pena, Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center (HSLIC) – Domenici Center; Darlene Baca, OMI; Yvonne Villalobos, OMI; Shannell Hannamann, Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority (ABCWUA) Pollution Prevention Intern/UNM Student; Michael Lux, HSLIC – Domenici Center.

Back row (l. to r.): Gilbert Borunda, Psychology Department; Ector Estrada, Psychology Department; Amy Boule, OMI; and Amy Rosenbaum, Human Anatomy. "Our inspection and survey assessments for each of these facilities revealed quality chemical management programs and environmentally friendly procedures," remarked WUA Pollution Program Specialist Ben Zimmerman.