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EPA Awards Over $6 Million to the State of Louisiana

Release Date: 04/29/2008
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Tressa Tillman at 214-665-2200 or

(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.

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