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EPA Awards Over $100,000 to the Sac and Fox Nation for Environmental Monitoring

Release Date: 11/26/2007
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Tressa Tillman at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(Dallas, Texas – November 26, 2007) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $107,084 to the Sac and Fox Nation to operate an ozone and meteorological monitoring station within the nation’s jurisdiction. The Sac and Fox Nation will use the funds to train staff in monitoring methodology, update quality assurance documents and procedures, develop procedures for entering data into standardized monitoring databases, and work with local organizations to reduce haze and particulate matter in the air.

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#audio112607_sac

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