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EPA Awards Over $100,000 to Delaware Nation to Develop Environmental Protection Program

Release Date: 12/05/2007
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Tressa Tillman at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(Dallas, Texas – December 5, 2007) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $110,000 to the Delaware Nation to manage several specific environmental programs and establish a core program for environmental protection. The tribe will use the funds to provide an environmental office; establish and maintain a local, regional, and national presence in environmental issues affecting the tribe; build a tribal community recycling program; and provide environmental outreach.

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#audio120407_delaware_nation

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