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EPA Awards $120,000 to the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma for Water Pollution Control Program

Release Date: 12/11/2007
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Tressa Tillman at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(Dallas, Texas – December 11, 2007) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $120,000 to the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma for its water pollution control program. Funds from this grant will allow the tribe to continue to assess surface water quality on tribal lands. Data obtained will help determine changes in the quality and condition of the tribe’s water and provide insight into the health of the stream ecosystem.

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#audio121007_pawnee

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