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EPA awards over $280,000 to the State of Arkansas to continue air pollution prevention and control program

Release Date: 05/24/2007
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Tressa Tillman at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(Dallas, Texas – May 21, 2007) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently awarded $ $284,352 to the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality. The funds will allow the state to continue its air pollution prevention and control program which includes a special diesel retrofit project for Crittenden County. Expected accomplishments include maintenance of national ambient air quality standards, reduction of air toxics emissions, and reduction of ambient nitrates and sulfates.

Additional information on EPA grants: http://www.epa.gov/earth1r6/gandf/index.htm

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

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