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EPA Awards Over $3.7 Million to the State of Arkansas

Release Date: 06/24/2008
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Tressa Tillman at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(Dallas, Texas – June 24, 2008) The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $3,797,688 to the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission (ANRC). This grant will assist the state in implementing ANRC’s non-point source management program. The funds provided will allow the state to implement eight projects which will address a variety of non-point sources of water pollution including urban run-off, sediment and nutrients, as well as funding demonstrations of best management practices. ANRC will also use the funds for monitoring, education and outreach activities.

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/audio.htm#audio062408_ancr

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