[StBernard] Grants News Release (Region 6): EPA Awards Over $6 Million to the State of Louisiana

Westley Annis Westley at da-parish.com
Tue Apr 29 15:58:11 EDT 2008

EPA Awards Over $6 Million to the State of Louisiana

(Dallas, Texas - April 29, 2008) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
has awarded $6,555,550 to the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality
(LDEQ) to administer the state's base water quality program under their
Performance Partnership Grant. LDEQ's program aims to prevent, reduce, and
eliminate water pollution through standard-setting, monitoring, permitting
and enforcement activities. The funding will also 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: http://www.epa.gov/region6

EPA audio file is available at


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