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EPA Awards Over $2.9 Million to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Release Date: 10/22/2009
Contact Information: Dave Bary at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(Dallas, Texas – October 22, 2009) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $2,911,000 to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. The funds will be used to assist in investigations, emergency responses, cleanup, risk management, alternative water supplies and relocation of residents where leaks from underground storage tanks have occurred and the responsible party is unknown, is unwilling, or unable to respond.

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/podcast/oct2009.html

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