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EPA Awards $120,000 to the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma

Release Date: 09/28/2010
Contact Information: Contact Dave Bary or Joe Hubbard at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(Dallas, Texas – September 28, 2010) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $120,000 to the Miami 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 a tribal-wide recycling program, and to develop an indoor air program. The funds will also be used for site cleanups and to 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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