Contact Us

Newsroom

News Releases from Region 6

 

EPA Awards $480,000 to Texas to Survey Texas Gulf Coast

Release Date: 05/05/2010
Contact Information: Dave Bary at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(Dallas, Texas – May 5, 2010) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $480,000 to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). The funds will be used to support a comprehensive survey of the nation’s coasts. The National Coastal Condition Assessment is a statistical survey of coastal waters of the United States. The survey is designed to assess the condition of the nation’s coasts, promote collaboration across jurisdictional boundaries, and build state tribal capacity for coastal monitoring and assessment.

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/may2010.html


# # #