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EPA Awards Over $130,000 to the Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma

Release Date: 10/21/2009
Contact Information: Dave Bary at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(Dallas, Texas – October 21, 2009) The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $133,238 to the Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma. The funds will be used by the Tribe to identify and provide evidence of the availability and sustainability of renewable energy resources, provide outreach to Tribal members and the Peoria Tribe Governing Board through the Tribal newspaper. The Tribe will also identify and list air pollution sources impacting Tribal lands.

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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