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EPA Awards Over $1 million to the University of New Orleans

Release Date: 01/14/2008
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Tressa Tillman at 214-665-2200 or

(Dallas, Texas – January 14, 2008) The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $1,490,040 to the University of New Orleans Research and Technology Foundation for projects in the Lake Pontchartrain Basin. These projects will focus on the reduction or elimination of sewerage related pollution and provide education and outreach to improve water quality in the basin. The grant will also fund a study of wastewater collection and treatment throughout unincorporated areas of St. Helena Parish.

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