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EPA Awards Over $80,000 to the Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma for Air Quality Program

Release Date: 11/28/2007
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Tressa Tillman at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(Dallas, Texas – November 28, 2007) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $89,528 to the Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma to respond to indoor air quality complaints in homes and tribal buildings. The tribe will use the funds to assess pollution levels, evaluate the relationship between poor indoor air quality and adverse health, and provide outreach and training for tribal housing, health, and environmental professionals. The tribe will also use the funds to review their Treatment as a State designation.

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#audio112807_shawnee

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