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EPA Awards Over $600,000 to the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality

Release Date: 10/27/2009
Contact Information: Dave Bary at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(Dallas, Texas – October 27, 2009) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $638,269 to the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality. The funds will be used to assist in investigations, emergency responses, cleanup, risk management, alternative water supplies and relocation of residents where leaks from underground storage tanks have occurred and the responsible party is unknown, is unwilling, or unable to respond.

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/oct2009.html

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