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Project Title: Environmental Justice Small Grant Program

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Grant ID Number:EQ - 97873101-2
EPA Region:EPA R8AAShip:R08 - Region 8
Division/Office:Office of Enforcement, Compliance and Environmental JusticeLab/Office:
CFDA:66.604Media:Environmental Justice
Grant Program:
Recipient Name: Mountain Studies Institute
City:Recipient Type:Not for Profit
State:COCong District:03
Competition Status:
Award Date:11/20/2009Cum Award:$20,000
Project Start:12/22/2008Project End:12/31/2010
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Environmental Justice Small Grant Program
This award provides funds to Mountain Studies Institute to educate, empower, and facilitate the participation of rural people in SW Colorado-NW New Mexico that are affected by air, water, and toxics pollution from oil and gas and energy production facilities. Mountain Studies Institute and its partners will work to: 1) build community knowledge about ozone, mercury, and other environmental quality issues via youth-created radio announcements; reader-friendly outreach materials; and air/water quality alerts in newspapers; 2) engage a broad range of stakeholders via an Air Quality Forum; and 3) empower and facilitate community participation by forming mercury and ozone advisory committees.

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Project Officer Nancy Reish 303-312-6040
Grant Specialist Sam Fernandez 303-312-6360

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