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EPA Awards Over $1 Million to the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals

Release Date: 12/04/2009
Contact Information: Dave Bary at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(Dallas, Texas – December 4, 2009) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $1,059,200 to the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (LDHH). The funds will be used to manage Louisiana’s drinking water program. These activities include attaining and maintaining safe drinking water quality standards, supporting the state’s public drinking water systems, and compliance, enforcement and technical 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/dec2009.html


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