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EPA Awards Over $300,000 to the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food, and Forestry

Release Date: 11/10/2009
Contact Information: Dave Bary at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(Dallas, Texas – November 10, 2009) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $325,263 to the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry (ODAFF). The funds will be used to administer a comprehensive and effective State Pesticide Regulatory Program and maintain an effective pesticide enforcement program. ODAFF will also use the funds for applicator certification, worker protection standards, and groundwater and endangered species programs.

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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