Contact Us

Newsroom

News Releases

 

EPA Awards Over $166,000 to the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

Release Date: 09/24/2009
Contact Information: Dave Bary at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(Dallas, Texas – September 24, 2009) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $166,588 to the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. The funds will be used by the Tribe to operate and maintain environmental programs including staff training, development of an air monitoring program, maintenance of quality assurance documents, development of a recycling program and clean up of four open dump sites.

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/sep2009.html

###