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EPA Awards $120,000 to the Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma

Release Date: 09/23/2010
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Joe Hubbard at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(Dallas, Texas – September 23, 2010) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $120,000 to the Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma. The funds will be used to support the Tribe’s effort to build environmental capacity through the development of education and outreach programs, implementing solid waste cleanup activities, and conduct baseline monitoring for indoor air contaminants. The funds will also be used to develop emergency management plans and train staff on environmental protection issues.

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/sep2010.html


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