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EPA Awards Over $100,000 to the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma to Develop Environmental Protection Program

Release Date: 12/06/2007
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Tressa Tillman at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(Dallas, Texas – December 6, 2007) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $110,000 to the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma to manage several specific environmental programs and establish a core program for environmental protection. The tribe will use the funds to establish community outreach and education, develop quality assurance documents, and attend environmental meetings and training sessions.

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: http://www.epa.gov/region6/6xa/audio.htm#audio120607_kiowa

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