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Border commission awarded more than $1 million for Border 2012 projects

Release Date: 09/12/2008
Contact Information: For more information contact Dave Bary or Tressa Tillman at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(Dallas, Texas – September 12, 2008) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $1,005,000 to the Border Environmental Cooperation Commission to implement projects aligned to the objectives of the Border 2012 program. Working in cooperation with the EPA, the Border Environmental Cooperation Commission will develop a process for soliciting project proposals, selecting eligible projects, and implementing the selected projects for EPA Region 6. Priority areas and emerging issues for this project will be determined by regional work groups.

To learn more about the Border 2012 program, visit http://www.epa.gov/usmexicoborder/index.html

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

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