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Oklahoma Commission awarded $85,000 from EPA for emissions training

Release Date: 02/18/2009
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Anthony Suttice at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(Dallas, Texas – February 18, 2009) The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $85,000 to the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission to provide state oil and gas producers with greenhouse gas reduction training and technical assistance. Training for the project will involve promoting source reductions to limit natural gas-related methane and hydrogen sulfide emissions throughout Oklahoma.

Additional information on EPA grants: http://www.epa.gov/region6/gandf/index.htm

More about activities in EPA Region 6: http://www.epa.gov/region6

EPA audio file is available for 30 days at http://www.epa.gov/region6/6xa/audio.htm#audio021809_iogcc

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