[StBernard] EPA awards over $8 million to the State of Louisiana to assist in administering environmental programs

Westley Annis westley at da-parish.com
Thu Apr 26 22:06:16 EDT 2007

(Dallas, Texas – April 26, 2007) The U.S. Environmental Protection
Agency recently awarded an additional $4,822,996 in grant funding to the
Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality for a total of $8,090,687
in fiscal year 2007. The funds will assist LDEQ in administering the
state's water quality program which seeks to prevent, reduce, and
eliminate water pollution. The funds will also be used to assist in
administering the state's environmental management programs which
monitor, abate, and control hazardous and solid waste and air pollution.

Additional information on EPA grants:

More about activities in EPA Region 6: www.epa.gov/region6

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