EPA Awards over $57,000 to Improve Water Quality and Environmental Education in San Angelo
Release Date: 07/20/2012
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Jennah Durant, 214 665-2200 or email@example.com
(DALLAS – July 20, 2012) The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $57,500 to the Upper Colorado River Authority (UCRA). The UCRA will use the grant to track sources of bacteria in a San Angelo-area waterway to help plan water quality improvement strategies.
The grant will also fund development of environmental education programs for San Angelo students. A water quality stewardship program will target schools with lower socioeconomic populations, while an additional program will be developed for all seventh-graders in the San Angelo Independent School District.
Additional Information on EPA grants is available at http://www.epa.gov/region6/gandf/index.htm
More about activities in EPA Region 6 is available at http://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/region6.html