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EPA Awards Over $13 Million to the Oklahoma Department of Environment Quality

Release Date: 11/02/2009
Contact Information: Dave Bary at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(Dallas, Texas – November 2, 2009) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $13,151,000 to the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ) to provide loan assistance to eligible public water systems for infrastructure improvements needed to ensure safe drinking water. The following types of set-aside activities will also be funded: administrative, small systems/technical assistance, state programs management, and local assistance.

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 at http://www.epa.gov/region6/6xa/podcast/nov2009.html

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