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EPA Awards Over $100,000 to the Modoc Tribe

Release Date: 12/26/2007
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Tressa Tillman at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(Dallas Texas – December 26, 2007) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $110,000 to the Modoc Tribe General Assistance Program. The tribe will use the funds to maintain an environmental office and develop a quality management plan and a Web site. The tribe will also expand services and improve operations of their Red Cedar Recycling service, as well as continue to educate tribal members on the importance of recycling.

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#audio122607_modoc

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