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EPA Awards $174,000 to the State of Louisiana for Water Quality Monitoring

Release Date: 09/24/2010
Contact Information: For more information contact Joe Hubbard at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(DALLAS – Sept. 24, 2010) The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $174,000 to the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ). The funds will be used by the State of Louisiana to conduct water quality monitoring and fish sampling in order to develop criteria for pollutants such as dissolved oxygen and nutrients in various ecoregions.

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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