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EPA Awards $125,000 to the Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Oklahoma

Release Date: 11/09/2009
Contact Information: Dave Bary at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(Dallas, Texas – November 9, 2009) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $125,000 to the Otoe-Missouria Tribe to continue the Tribe’s water quality program. The funds will be used for water quality sampling to assess surface water quality on the Tribal lands. Data analysis will also help detect any changes to the quality and the condition of the Tribe's water, and assess the health of stream ecosystems.

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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